OSMORECEPTOR

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noun. a hypothetical receptor within the hypothalamus which reacts to alterations in the concentrations of many compounds in the body

OSMORECEPTOR: "The osmoreceptor is not an actual, physical entity."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OSMORECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/osmoreceptor/ (accessed June 25, 2022).

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