myoreceptor

myoreceptor

 [mi″o-re-sep´ter]
a receptor situated in skeletal muscle that is stimulated by muscular contraction, providing information to higher centers regarding muscle position.
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myoreceptor

(mī″ō-rē-sĕp′tor)
A proprioceptor in the muscle.
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