GLUCORECEPTOR By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 the name given to certain cells found in the hypothalamus that detect levels of circulating glucose and convey this information to brain areas. Also called glucose detector. GLUCORECEPTOR: "A glucoreceptor is found in the hypothalamus." Related Psychology Terms BLOOD LEVELS CORTICOMEDIAL GROUP VENTRAL AMYGDALOFUGAL PATHWAY FEEDING CENTER SLEEP CENTER BLOOD SUGAR AUDITORY PATHWAYS NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY WAKING CENTER GRANDMOTHER CELLS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GLUCORECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/glucoreceptor/ (accessed December 7, 2019).