INTEROCEPTOR

the name of the receptor that responds to stimuli within the body such as changes in temperature or blood acidity or the stretching of muscles.

INTEROCEPTOR: "An interoceptor responds to stimuli."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "INTEROCEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/interoceptor/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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