EXTEROCEPTOR

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A sensory nerve ending receiving stimulation from outside the body. Compare interoceptor.

EXTEROCEPTOR: "An exteroceptor gets stimulation from outside the body."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXTEROCEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/exteroceptor/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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