Definition of mechanosensitive in English:

mechanosensitive

Pronunciation /ˌmɛkənəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ /ˌmɛk(ə)nəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv/

adjective

Physiology
  • Responsive to mechanical stimuli; mechanoreceptive.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Science. From mechano- + sensitive.