phonoreceptor

[ foh-noh-ri-sep-ter ]
/ ˌfoʊ noʊ rɪˈsɛp tər /

noun Physiology, Biology.

a receptor stimulated by sound waves.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of phonoreceptor

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for phonoreceptor

phonoreceptor
[ fō′nō-rĭ-sĕptər ]

n.

A receptor for sound stimuli.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.