Definition of Mechanoreceptors

1. Noun. (plural of mechanoreceptor) ¹



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Medical Definition of Mechanoreceptors

1. Cells specialised to transduce mechanical stimuli and relay that information centrally in the nervous system. Mechanoreceptors include hair cells, which mediate hearing and balance, and the various somatosensory receptors, often with non-neural accessory structures. (12 Dec 1998)

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