Synonyms for (noun) receptor

Synonyms: receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor

Definition: an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation

Similar words: organ

Definition: a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function


Synonyms: receptor

Definition: a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure

Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing

Usage: he has good bone structure