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Definitions of "receptor"

  • A specialized cell or group of nerve endings that responds to sensory stimuli. noun
  • A molecular structure or site on the surface or interior of a cell that binds with substances such as hormones, antigens, drugs, or neurotransmitters. noun
  • A molecular complex of a cell through the union with which alien cell-products or cell-constituents can produce, their specific effects upon the coll. These same receptors, owing to the presence of which the cell is open to attack, when cast off from the cell constitute its most effective defenses. Also called side-chain. See immunity, 5. noun
  • In wireless telegraphy, a receiver. noun
  • The terminal expansion in skin or mucous membranes of a sensory nerve. noun
  • A protein on a cell wall that binds with specific molecules so that they can be absorbed into the cell in order to control certain functions. noun
  • Any specialized cell or structure that responds to sensory stimuli. noun
  • 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 noun
  • an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation noun

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HeyZasIsHere
2019-09-28

@RAEinforma: #PalabraDelDía | Autólogo, ga Ejemplo de uso: «La mejor expectativa para hacer segura la transfusión es la transfusión au…

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Nosoyradames
2019-09-28

@PlaysOfTheWeek Acierto del defensivo el otro receptor se aisló después de que soltó el balón, por eso lo dejaron libre.

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RubioMartn
2019-09-28

@RAEinforma: #PalabraDelDía | Autólogo, ga Ejemplo de uso: «La mejor expectativa para hacer segura la transfusión es la transfusión au…

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AETOSWire
2019-09-28

Early proof of concept #study showed TAK-925 was well tolerated in #patients with #narcolepsy type 1 and increased…

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Marcel_Swart
2019-09-28

@IQCCUdG: A flexible self-folding receptor for coronene reported in @ChemicalScience by #DavidLozano, @ralvarezyebra, @Ricard_L16 and @L…

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  • Pronunciationsrĭ-sĕp′tər
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