chemoreception


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che·mo·re·cep·tion

 (kē′mō-rĭ-sĕp′shən, kĕm′ō-)
n.
The physiological response of a sense organ to a chemical stimulus.

che′mo·re·cep′tive adj.
che′mo·re′cep·tiv′i·ty (-rē′sĕp-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.

chemoreception

(ˌkiːməʊrɪˈsɛpʃən)
n
the response of a chemoreceptor to chemical stimuli

che•mo•re•cep•tion

(ˌki moʊ rɪˈsɛp ʃən, ˌkɛm oʊ-)

n.
the physiological response to chemical stimuli.
[1915]
che`mo•re•cep′tive, adj.
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In the past, our group has made seminal contributions to unveiling the cellular bases of arterial chemoreception.
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Scientists supported by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), one of the National Institutes of Health, will be presenting their latest research findings at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS).
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Contact chemoreception of prey in hunting scorpions (Arachnida: Scorpiones).
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Evaluation of chemoreception by Penaeus vannamei under experimental conditions.
Zoladz at the 2005 meeting of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences shows that the scent of cinnamon stimulates the cells of the brain.