[ kal-oh-ri-sep-ter ]
/ ˈkæl oʊ rɪˌsɛp tər /
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a receptor stimulated by heat.
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Origin of caloreceptor
Blend of Latin calor heat and receptor
Words nearby caloreceptor
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