TONIC RECEPTOR

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a receptor wherein the occurrence of discharge of nerve impulses decreases gradually or not at all as arousal is kept up.

TONIC RECEPTOR: "Tonic receptors in the patient are non-responsive."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TONIC RECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tonic-receptor/ (accessed June 26, 2022).

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