PHASIC RECEPTOR

a receptor cell which reflects a swift decrease in the frequency of discharge of nerve impulses as arousal is preserved.

PHASIC RECEPTOR: "Tonic and phasic receptors are sometimes interchanged, but the two do differ."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHASIC RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phasic-receptor/ (accessed October 24, 2020).
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