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A sensory receptor such as a somatic receptor that can be stimulated only by nearby stimuli and that mediates a near sense. Also called a proximoceptor. Compare telereceptor. [From Latin proximus next + recipere, receptum to receive, from re- back + capere, ceptum to take]

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