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tangoreceptor

[tang-goh-ri-sep-ter]
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noun Physiology, Biology.
  1. a receptor stimulated by touch.
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Origin of tangoreceptor

< Latin tang(ere) to touch + -o- + receptor
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tangoreceptor in Medicine

tangoreceptor

(tănggō-rĭ-sĕp′tər)
n.
  1. A cutaneous receptor that responds to touch and pressure.
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