tangoreceptor


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tangoreceptor

(tăng′gō-rĭ-sĕp′tər)
n.
A cutaneous receptor that responds to touch and pressure.
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tangoreceptor

A rarely used, nonspecific term for a tactile sense organ; e.g., mechanoreceptor.
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tangoreceptor

or

tactor

a receptor sensitive to slight pressure differences.
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