adjective Etymology: interior + -o- + -ceptive (as in receptive) Date: circa 1921 of, relating to, or being stimuli arising within the body and especially in the viscera

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  • intéroceptive — ● intéroceptif, intéroceptive adjectif Sensibilité intéroceptive, synonyme de intéroception. ● intéroceptif, intéroceptive (expressions) adjectif Sensibilité intéroceptive, synonyme de intéroception …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • interoceptive — /in teuh roh sep tiv/, adj. Physiol. pertaining to interoceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them. [1905 10; INTEROCEPT(OR) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • interoceptive — adjective Of or pertaining to interoception or an interoceptor …   Wiktionary

  • interoceptive — Relating to the sensory nerve cells innervating the viscera (thoracic, abdominal and pelvic organs, and the cardiovascular system), their sensory end organs, or the information they convey to the spinal cord and the brain. [ …   Medical dictionary

  • interoceptive — adj. of interoceptors, of receptors which respond to stimuli coming from within the body (Physiology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • interoceptive — [ˌɪntərəʊ sɛptɪv] adjective Physiology of or denoting stimuli that are produced within an organism. Compare with exteroceptive. Derivatives interoceptor noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • interoceptive — in·ter·o·cep·tive …   English syllables

  • interoceptive — /ɪntəroʊˈsɛptɪv/ (say intuhroh septiv) adjective relating to interoceptors, the stimuli impinging upon them, and the nerve impulses initiated by them …   Australian English dictionary

  • interoceptive — adj. Biol. relating to stimuli produced within an organism, esp. in the viscera. Etymology: irreg. f. L internus interior + RECEPTIVE …   Useful english dictionary

  • interoceptive nervous system — the system that transmits afferent impulses from viscera by fibers that run centrally in either autonomic or somatic nerves …   Medical dictionary

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