OPIOID RECEPTOR

a receptor which binds opioids Opioid receptors are broadly dispersed within the brain, spinal cord, and periphery.

OPIOID RECEPTOR: "Opioid receptors are one component of what allows us to feel pain."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OPIOID RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/opioid-receptor/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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