tangoreceptor


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tan·go·re·cep·tor

 (tăng′gō-rĭ-sĕp′tər)
n.
A cutaneous receptor that responds to touch and pressure.

[Latin tangere, to touch; see tag- in Indo-European roots + receptor.]
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