GRAVIRECEPTOR (GRAVICEPTOR)

The various specialised nerve endings and receptors located in the inner ear, joints, muscles and tendons that provide the brain with information regarding body position, equilibrium and gravitational forces.

GRAVIRECEPTOR (GRAVICEPTOR): "A gravireceptor is specialised nerve ending."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GRAVIRECEPTOR (GRAVICEPTOR)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gravireceptor-graviceptor/ (accessed October 13, 2019).
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