osmoreceptor 1

1
[ ŏz′mō-rĭ-sĕptər, ŏs′- ]

n.

A receptor in the central nervous system that responds to changes in the osmotic pressure of the blood.

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Medical definitions for osmoreceptor 1 (2 of 2)

osmoreceptor 22
[ ŏz′mō-rĭ-sĕptər, ŏs′- ]

n.

A receptor that receives olfactory stimuli.
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