osmoreceptor

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Noun1.osmoreceptor - sensory end organ that responds to changes in osmotic pressure
end organ - a specialized structure at the peripheral end of some motor or sensory nerve fibers
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os·mo·re·cep·tor

n. osmorreceptor.
1. grupo de células cerebrales que reciben estímulos olfatorios;
2. grupo de células en el hipotálamo que responden a cambios en la presión osmótica de la sangre.
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