exteroceptive

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ex·ter·o·cep·tor

 (ĕk′stə-rō-sĕp′tər)
n.
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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