tactile receptor


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tactile receptor

[′tak·təl ri′sep·tər]
(physiology)
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Mechanoreceptors can again be divided into overlapping subcategories; proprioceptors (position and motion of body parts in respect to each other), tactile receptors (contact with and to another object) and stress receptors (stress in the exoskeleton and also contact to another object).
Electrical responses from dually-innervated tactile receptors on the thorax of the crayfish.
These rays, dense with tactile receptors, enable moles to do "things with that nose that we can't do, that we don't even know," says Jon H.