Definition of receptors in English Dictionary

  • NounBFreceptorPREré-
    1. plural of receptor.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Ang 1–7 and angioprotectin can bind to the Mas receptor (MasR) stimulating vasodilatation, inhibiting oxidative stress, fibrosis and cell proliferation.
        • Binding a repellent at these receptors is believed to cause increased autophosphorylating activity of the CheA kinase.
        • These antibodies coimmunoprecipitate the receptor protein.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Uptake of nonopsonized bacteria by macrophages seems to be mediated dominantly by the mannose receptor.
        • CRF and related peptides, such as sauvagine, bind to the extracellular regions of CRF 1 R and activate the receptor.
        • A pronociceptive role has been attributed to these receptors.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms

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      Look-Alike Words
      1. en receptor
      2. en preceptors
      3. en receptory
      4. en acceptors
      5. en exceptors
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      Meaning of receptors for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "receptors" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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