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phonoreceptor

[foh-noh-ri-sep-ter]
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noun Physiology, Biology.
  1. a receptor stimulated by sound waves.
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Origin of phonoreceptor

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phonoreceptor in Medicine

phonoreceptor

(fō′nō-rĭ-sĕptər)
n.
  1. A receptor for sound stimuli.
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