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pressoreceptor

[ pres-oh-ri-sep-ter ]
/ ˌprɛs oʊ rɪˈsɛp tər /
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noun Physiology.
a proprioceptor responding to changes of blood pressure.
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Origin of pressoreceptor

First recorded in 1940–45; press(ure) + -o- + receptor
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