Exteroceptive



[ek-ster-uh-sep-tiv] /ˌɛk stər əˈsɛp tɪv/

adjective, Physiology.
1.
pertaining to exteroceptors, the stimuli acting upon them, or the nerve impulses initiated by them.

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