DOPAMINE RECEPTOR By N., Sam M.S. - 1 The receptor molecule sensitive to dopamine and related compounds. The receptors are found in the basal ganglia, blood vessels in the kidneys and mesentery. DOPAMINE RECEPTOR: "A dopamine receptor is sensitive to and reacts to dopamine." Related Psychology Terms ABSOLUTE THRESHOLD EMOTION (General) STIMULUS (literally “goad”) ARTERIOSCLEROTIC BRAIN DISORDER BILIRUBIN ENCEPHALOPATHY (Kemicterus) NMDA RECEPTOR VIBRATION RECEPTOR RUSH, BENJAMIN (1746-1813) AUTONOMIC GANGLIA GLOBUS PALLIDUS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DOPAMINE RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dopamine-receptor/ (accessed July 1, 2022).