phonoreceptor

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

noun Physiology, Biology.

a receptor stimulated by sound waves.

Origin of phonoreceptor

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Medical definitions for phonoreceptor

phonoreceptor
[ fō′nō-rĭ-sĕptər ]

n.

A receptor for sound stimuli.
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