[ thur-moh-ri-sep-ter ]
/ ˌθɜr moʊ rɪˈsɛp tər /
a receptor stimulated by changes in temperature.
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Medicine definitions for thermoreceptor
[ thûr′mō-rĭ-sĕp′tər ]
A sensory receptor that responds to heat and cold.
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