tenoreceptor ten·o·re·cep·tor (těn’ō-rĭ-sěp’tər)
A receptor in a tendon, activated by increased tension.
noun 1. a musical brass wind instrument with valves; the tenor member of the cornet family.
noun 1. a person who sings tenor. 2. a person who plays a tenor instrument.
noun 1. a mineral, cupric oxide, CuO, occurring in veins of copper in black, minute scales. noun 1. a black mineral found in copper deposits and consisting of copper oxide in the form of either metallic scales or earthy masses. Formula: CuO
noun, plural tenorrhaphies. Surgery. 1. suture of a tendon. noun (pl) -phies 1. (surgery) the union of torn or divided tendons by means of sutures tenorrhaphy te·nor·rha·phy (tě-nôr’ə-fē) n. The surgical suture of the divided ends of a tendon. Also called tendinosuture, tenosuture.