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English translation: exteroceptive and interoceptive receptors

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21:50 Jun 23, 2000
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Medical
French term or phrase: exteroceptifs et interoceptifs
From a book on Ortho-Bionomy (a type of body work): Les recepteurs exteroceptifs et interoceptifs.
Jed Buckner
English translation:exteroceptive and interoceptive receptors
Explanation:
or, more simply, "exteroceptors and interoceptors." Exteroceptors are sensory nerve terminals that are stimulated by the immediate external environment (such as the nerve terminals in the skin and mucous membranes), while interoceptors are sensory nerve terminals that are located in, and transmit impulses from, the viscera. (definition from _Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary_ (28th ed., W.B. Saunders Company, 1994). -- Hope this helps! -- HC
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Thanks for the added definitions! That will be an even bigger help when I translate the chapter! (I'm doing the table of contents now.)
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nainteroceptive/exteroceptiveMarie-Claire Vacher
naexteroceptors and interoceptorsJesús Paredes
naexteroceptive and interoceptive receptorsHeathcliff


  

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14 mins
exteroceptive and interoceptive receptors


Explanation:
or, more simply, "exteroceptors and interoceptors." Exteroceptors are sensory nerve terminals that are stimulated by the immediate external environment (such as the nerve terminals in the skin and mucous membranes), while interoceptors are sensory nerve terminals that are located in, and transmit impulses from, the viscera. (definition from _Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary_ (28th ed., W.B. Saunders Company, 1994). -- Hope this helps! -- HC
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    www.sci.ccny.cuny.edu/~eli/lect6cerebel.html, and: rheumb.bham.ac.uk/teaching/clinimmunol/ci_chap9.htm
    Reference: http://www.uni-essen.de/fet&ww/fue/eng/fb14/neurolo.html
Heathcliff
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Thanks for the added definitions! That will be an even bigger help when I translate the chapter! (I'm doing the table of contents now.)
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15 mins
exteroceptors and interoceptors


Explanation:
Exteroceptor. L. exterus, external + receptor, receiver. Sensory receptor that serves to acquaint the individual with his or her environment (exteroception). Interoceptor. L. inter, between + receptor, receiver. One of the sensory end organs within viscera.......... Also exteroceptive and interoceptive receptors.


    Reference: http://meded.utmb.edu/nhb/glossary.htm
    Reference: http://www.orchy.com/dictionary/bigdic-e.htm
Jesús Paredes
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12 hrs
interoceptive/exteroceptive


Explanation:
This is the adjective form of the term interoceptor/exteroceptor, as for exemple in:
- interoceptive reflex and exteroceptive refex
- exteroceptive reflex of gluteus maximus muscle

Marie-Claire Vacher
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