Definition of mechanosensitive in English:

mechanosensitive

adjective

Physiology
  • Responsive to mechanical stimuli; mechanoreceptive.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

mechanosensitive

/ˌmɛkənəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv/ /ˌmɛk(ə)nəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv/