Definition of interoceptor in English:

interoceptor

noun

Physiology
  • A sensory receptor which receives stimuli from within the body, especially from the gut and other internal organs.

    Compare with exteroceptor
    • ‘Various types of receptors convey specific types of stimuli, including exteroceptors, interoceptors, proprioceptors, or chemoceptors.’

Pronunciation:

interoceptor

/ˌɪntərəʊˈsɛptə/