tangoreceptor

[ tang-goh-ri-sep-ter ]
/ ˈtæŋ goʊ rɪˌsɛp tər /

noun Physiology, Biology.

a receptor stimulated by touch.

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Origin of tangoreceptor

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

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Medical definitions for tangoreceptor

tangoreceptor
[ tănggō-rĭ-sĕp′tər ]

n.

A cutaneous receptor that responds to touch and pressure.
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