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A sense organ, such as the ear, that receives and responds to stimuli originating from outside the body.

[Latin exter, outside; see exterior + (re)ceptor.]

ex′ter·o·cep′tive adj.
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Adj.1.exteroceptive - of or relating to exteroception
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They used a two-component multiple schedule of reinforcement with a rich and lean schedule of food reinforcement alternating across time, with each component schedule signaled by its own unique exteroceptive stimulus (i.
Conditioning transcranial cortical stimulation (TCCS) by exteroceptive stimulation in parkinsonian patients.
The neuromotor expression itself brings information related to the gesture, which means the information of the user's FAP and its modifications according to their proprioceptive and exteroceptive information.
1-3) Optimal alignment is required, (4,5) consisting of an interaction between proprioceptive and exteroceptive awareness (6) paired with perfect balance between flexibility and strength.
However, this focus concerned the exteroceptive body, that is, the body as perceived from the outside, as when we recognize ourselves in the mirror.
Disruption of a taste familiarity effect by novel exteroceptive stimulation.
These investigations have demonstrated that the proprioceptive recalibration process observed in RHI cannot be regarded as the product of exteroceptive pairing of visual and tactile inputs alone.
Finally some exteroceptive factors and favorable environmental conditions click the fish to spawn in spring season (Malhotra, 1967; Jyoti et al.
It is current data that are based entirely and exteroceptive sensory information.
Therefore, a mobile robot must be able to localize or estimate its parameters also with respect to an internal world model by using the information obtained with its exteroceptive sensing system [7].
transport, health promotion) due to people fits behavior better to exteroceptive stimuli than proprioceptive stimuli [55] and they are persuaded easily in the presence of signals In summary, exergames seem very promising and affordable tools for assessing and training self-control within a simulated context to transfer it into natural environments of clinical and normal population.
This interaction results in irreversible changes in neuronal function, adversely affecting the sensory fibres responsible for exteroceptive sensitivity and alters skeletal muscle function, resulting in paralysis and muscle atrophy in the hands and feet.