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Synonyms for interoceptor

any receptor that responds to stimuli inside the body

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When we are touched, the interoceptors investigate how much pressure is being applied, and where.
This sense is in fact the combination of a whole series of senses and their underlying physical mechanisms, which are collectively referred to as interoceptors. The interoceptors give us information about balance, temperature, internal pressure, bioelectrical fields, our own position and our reaction to all of these.
All of the traditional signs of qi gan appear to be supported by the interoceptors and are thus perceived proprioceptively.