homologous stimulus


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

homologous stimulus

[hə′mäl·ə·gəs ′stim·yə·ləs]
(physiology)
A form of energy to which a specific sensory receptor is most sensitive.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.