tenoreceptor

[ tĕn′ō-rĭ-sĕptər ]

n.

A receptor in a tendon, activated by increased tension.

Nearby words

  1. tropologic,
  2. tropology,
  3. tropomyosin,
  4. troponin,
  5. troponin i,
  6. tropophilous,
  7. tropophyte,
  8. troposphere,
  9. tropospheric,
  10. tropospheric scatter


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