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A sensory receptor that receives external stimuli.Compare with interoceptor
- ‘Thus, the agent 1 is conditioned to associate the exteroceptor, such as the sound of crying, with a particular type of interoceptor, such as the experience of hunger.’
- ‘Our results relating to exteroceptor and a variety of interceptor neurons in the brain and spinal cord are presented.’
- ‘Various types of receptors convey specific types of stimuli, including exteroceptors, interoceptors, proprioceptors, or chemoceptors.’
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