Definition of Interoceptor

1. Noun. Any receptor that responds to stimuli inside the body.

Exact synonyms: Enteroceptor
Generic synonyms: Receptor, Sense Organ, Sensory Receptor



Definition of Interoceptor

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Interoceptor

1. One of the various forms of small sensory end organs (receptors) situated within the walls of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts or in other viscera. Origin: inter-+ L. Capio, to take (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Interoceptor

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interoceptor (current term)
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Literary usage of Interoceptor

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1. The Journal of Comparative Neurology and Psychology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"... one part becoming a typical interoceptor (gustatory apparatus) and establishing its most direct central reflex connections with the visceral muscles of ..."

2. An Introduction to Neurology by Charles Judson Herrick (1922)
"... correlation tracts connecting different centers or nuclei within the central nervous system 69 interoceptor, a sense organ excited by stimuli arising ..."

3. Elements of Human Psychology by Howard Crosby Warren (1922)
"... 335 f; (b) the feeling tone which accompanies the interest attitude interoceptor = a systemic-sense receptor Interval, musical = any pitch interval used ..."

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