Definition of Exteroceptive

1. Adjective. Of or relating to exteroception.

Partainyms: Exteroception



Definition of Exteroceptive

1. Adjective. (anatomy) That responds to external stimuli ¹

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Definition of Exteroceptive

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Exteroceptive

1. Relating to the exteroceptors; denoting the surface of the body containing the end organs adapted to receive impressions or stimuli from without. Origin: L. Exterus, outside, + capio, to take (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exteroceptive

externalizers
externalizes
externalizing
externally
externalness
externals
externat
externats
externe
externes
externs
externship
externships
externus
exteroception
exteroceptive (current term)
exteroceptor
exteroceptors
exterofective
exterofective system
exterplex
exterplexes
exterraneous
exterritorial
exterritoriality
extersion
exthorio
extill
extillation
extillations

Literary usage of Exteroceptive

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1. The Anatomy of the Nervous System from the Standpoint of Development and by Stephen Walter Ranson (1920)
"CHAPTER X THE GREAT AFFERENT SYSTEMS exteroceptive PATHWAYS TO THE CEREBRAL CORTEX As has been intimated elsewhere, it is chiefly those nervous impulses, ..."

2. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"In the interest of increasing the rapidity of this avoiding reaction, which, of course, is frequently of vita) importance, the pathways of the exteroceptive ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1922)
"On the other hand, reflexes which are primarily adjusters of the person to outside stimuli we may call exteroceptive actions. Here we may analyze two types ..."

4. The Transition to an Objective Standard of Social Control by Luther Lee Bernard (1911)
"This exteroceptive nervous system developed in the service of the animal in its ... Out of this general type of exteroceptive reaction developed the various ..."

5. Nervous and mental disease monograph series (1918)
"473) that " the reflex due to the exteroceptive surface is reenforced by the appropriately chosen proprioceptive reflex " or may be inhibited by an ..."

6. The Autonomic Functions and the Personality by Edward John Kempf (1921)
"473) that "the reflex due to the exteroceptive surface is reenforced by the appropriately chosen proprioceptive reflex " or may be inhibited by an ..."

7. The Journal of Comparative Neurology and Psychology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"... have secondarily acquired exteroceptive functions, and parallel with this change a new central reflex path has been established between the primary ..."

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