Definition of electroreceptor in US English:

electroreceptor

noun

  • See electroreception

    • ‘In active electroreception, the animal senses its surrounding environment by generating electric fields and detecting distortions in these fields using electroreceptor organs.’
    • ‘Electroreceptor cells have been extensively studied in a variety of species.’

Pronunciation

electroreceptor

/-ˈseptər/