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Main Entry: reĚcepĚtor
Pronunciation: ri-primarystresssep-tschwar
Function: noun
1 : a cell or group of cells that receives stimuli : SENSE ORGAN
2 : a molecule (as protein) on the surface or in the inside of a cell that recognizes and joins to specific molecules causing a certain activity within the cell to begin

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