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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·cep·tor /rɪˈsɛptɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 re·cep·tor /rɪˈsɛptɚ/ 名詞

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to
           mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous
           tissue and the physiological response
      2: an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye
         or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation [syn:
          sense organ, sensory receptor] [ant: effector]