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rheoreceptor

[ree-oh-ri-sep-ter] /ˈri oʊ rɪˌsɛp tər/
noun
1.
a receptor of fishes and aquatic amphibians stimulated by water currents.
Origin of rheoreceptor
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; rheo- + receptor
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rheoreceptor

/ˈriːərɪˌsɛptə/
noun
1.
(zoology) a receptor in fish and some amphibians that responds to water currents
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