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Preceptorial
Preceptorial Pre`cep*to"ri*al, a. Of or pertaining to a preceptor.
Preceptories
Preceptory Pre*cep"to*ry, n.; pl. Preceptories. [LL. praeceptoria an estate assigned to a preceptor, from L. praeceptor a commander, ruler, teacher, in LL., procurator, administrator among the Knights Templars. See Preceptor.] A religious house of the Knights Templars, subordinate to the temple or principal house of the order in London. See Commandery, n., 2.
Preceptory
Preceptory Pre*cep"to*ry (?; 277), a. Preceptive. ``A law preceptory.' --Anderson (1573).
Preceptory
Preceptory Pre*cep"to*ry, n.; pl. Preceptories. [LL. praeceptoria an estate assigned to a preceptor, from L. praeceptor a commander, ruler, teacher, in LL., procurator, administrator among the Knights Templars. See Preceptor.] A religious house of the Knights Templars, subordinate to the temple or principal house of the order in London. See Commandery, n., 2.
preceptory
Commandery Com*mand"er*y, n.; pl. Commanderies. [F. commanderie.] 1. The office or rank of a commander. [Obs.] 2. A district or a manor with lands and tenements appertaining thereto, under the control of a member of an order of knights who was called a commander; -- called also a preceptory. 3. An assembly or lodge of Knights Templars (so called) among the Freemasons. [U. S.] 4. A district under the administration of a military commander or governor. [R.] --Brougham.
Receptory
Receptory Re*cep"to*ry (?; 277), n. [Cf. F. receptorium a place of shelter.] Receptacle. [Obs.] --Holland.

Meaning of Receptor from wikipedia

- Receptor may refer to: Sensory receptor, in physiology, any structure which, on receiving environmental stimuli, produces an informative nerve impulse...
- In biochemistry and pharmacology, receptors are chemical structures, composed of protein, that receive and transduce signals that may be integrated into...
- A receptor antagonist is a type of receptor ligand or drug that blocks or dampens a biological response by binding to and blocking a receptor rather than...
- The adrenergic receptors or adrenoceptors are a class of G protein-coupled receptors that are targets of many catecholamines like norepinephrine (noradrenaline)...
- The GABAA receptor (GABAAR) is an ionotropic receptor and ligand-gated ion channel. Its endogenous ligand is γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA), the major inhibitory...
- In the field of molecular biology, nuclear receptors are a class of proteins found within cells that are responsible for sensing steroid and thyroid hormones...
- protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), also known as seven-(p****)-transmembrane domain receptors, 7TM receptors, heptahelical receptors, serpentine receptors, and G...
- GABAB receptors (GABABR) are G-protein coupled receptors for gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA), therefore making them metabotropic receptors, that are linked...
- N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (also known as the NMDA receptor or NMDAR), is a glutamate receptor and ion channel found in neurons. The NMDA receptor is one of three...
- Dopamine receptors are a class of G protein-coupled receptors that are prominent in the vertebrate central nervous system (CNS). Dopamine receptors activate...