receptor synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term receptor:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. receptornoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    sense organ, sensory receptor

    Antonyms:
    effector

  2. sense organ, sensory receptor, receptornoun

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

    Synonyms:
    receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor

    Antonyms:
    effector

Editors Contribution

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    a woman in love who is open to and desirous of sex.

    Submitted by rinat on August 15, 2019

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

receptors, receiver, receiving, receivers



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