TELECEPTOR By N., Pam M.S. - April 29, 2013 noun. a sensory nerve terminal which can identify stimulants from a distance. Commonly referred to as distance receptor. TELECEPTOR: "Teleceptors exist in a myriad of places, such as the ears and eyes." Related Psychology Terms END ORGAN OCULOMOTOR NERVE VOLLEY THEORY OLFACTORY NERVE OLFACTORY RECEPTOR ANAPHIA CRYPTESTHESIA (CRYPTAESTHESIA) VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE PACINIAN CORPUSCLE ABDUCENS NERVE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TELECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/teleceptor/ (accessed October 17, 2021).