contact ceptor

con·tact cep·tor

a nerve ceptor in the surface layer of skin or mucous membrane by means of which impulses contributed by direct physical impact are received.
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contact ceptor

A ceptor that receives stimuli contributed by direct physical contact.
See also: ceptor
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