RECEPTOR POTENTIAL

The electic potential that is the result of stimulating a receptor cell. It is roughly proportinal to the intensity of the stimulus

RECEPTOR POTENTIAL: "The receptor potential was so strong that there was response in the postsynaptic region of the cell."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RECEPTOR POTENTIAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/receptor-potential/ (accessed September 21, 2020).
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