In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1receptor masculine(organ/cell) (before noun) receptor
- But sharks also detect their prey with sensory receptors that run along their sides.
- However, they have some ability to sense light through receptors in the epidermis.
- Our own skin contains a battery of touch receptors that produce nerve signals when pressed.
- All are viewed dispassionately, the heart as a pump, the brain as a network of neural tissues, the eye as a receptor of visual stimuli.
- In the sea, the krill schools use their highly developed sensory receptors to find food.
- In the special sense organs, such as the eye and the ear, highly specialized receptors respond to light and sound.
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