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receptor

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.

1 An abbreviated name for a sensory receptor.

2 An abbreviated name for a neuroreceptor. [From Latin recipere, receptum to receive, from re- back + capere...

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receptor

Overview page. Subjects: Science and Mathematics — Medicine and Health.

1 An abbreviated name for a sensory receptor.

2 An abbreviated name for a neuroreceptor. [From Latin recipere, receptum to receive, from re- back + capere...

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receptors

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics.

Entities at the surfaces of living systems, receptors are instrumental in picking up and responding to signals from outside, whether they are signals from the organism's surroundings or the...

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receptor

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A species, population, community, habitat, or ecosystem that may be exposed to one or more particular contaminants or agents.

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receptor

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 109 words.

1 A cell or group of cells specialized to detect a particular stimulus and to initiate the transmission of impulses

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receptor

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 180 words.

1. A cell or group of cells specialized to detect a particular stimulus and to initiate the transmission of impulses

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receptor

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 63 words.

At a cellular level, an immobilized molecule, usually a membrane-bound or membrane-enclosed protein, that binds to, or responds to, a

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receptor

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 53 words.

A cell or group of cells that are specialized to respond to stimuli of particular types, which may be external

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receptor

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 53 words.

A cell or group of cells that are specialized to respond to stimuli of particular types, which may be external

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receptor

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A species, population, community, habitat, or ecosystem that may be exposed to one or more particular contaminants or agents.

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receptor

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 20 words.

A species, population, community, habitat, or ecosystem that may be exposed to one or more particular *contaminants or *

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