MECHANORECEPTOR

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an example of which are the receptors which are found in the ear that are sensitive to acoustic stimuli. Generally, they are receptors which are sensitive to mechanical forms of stimuli.

MECHANORECEPTOR: "Receptors which are specifically receptive to motor stimuli are named mechanoreceptors."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MECHANORECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mechanoreceptor/ (accessed August 16, 2022).

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