tactoreceptor

[ tăktō-rĭ-sĕp′tər ]

n.

A receptor that responds to touch.

Nearby words

  1. tectiform,
  2. tectonic,
  3. tectonic boundary,
  4. tectonic keratoplasty,
  5. tectonic plates,
  6. tectonism,
  7. tectorial,
  8. tectorial membrane,
  9. tectorial membrane of cochlear duct,
  10. tectosilicate


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