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 (kē′mō-rĭ-sĕp′shən, kĕm′ō-)
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.
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the response of a chemoreceptor to chemical stimuli
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(ˌki moʊ rɪˈsɛp ʃən, ˌkɛm oʊ-)

the physiological response to chemical stimuli.
che`mo•re•cep′tive, adj.
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Behavioral responses to potential prey through chemoreception by the Sharp-tailed Snake (Contia tenuis).
2012), and the presence of distance chemoreception in many species is well documented.
Chemoreception is essential to the recognition of host plants by some insect herbivores (Dethier 1982; Bernays & Chapman 1994; Ono & Yoshikawa 2004).
Hardy TN, Shaw KC (1983) The role of chemoreception in sex recognition by male crickets: Acheta domesticus and Teleogryllus oceanicus.
In this sense, Lee & Meyers (1996) highlights some of the methodological limitations of feed chemoreception, suggesting that is required to make several bioassays in different conditions and aquariums to avoid an erroneous interpretation and improve the opportunity for the development of useful alimentary stimulants.
Short- and long-term effects of a maternal low-protein diet on ventilation, O(2)/ CO(2) chemoreception and arterial blood pressure in male rat offspring.
Distance chemoreception and the detection of conspecifics in Octopus bimaculoides.
Seymour & Daniel Rittschof, Chemoreception Drives Plastic Consumption in a Hard Coral, MARINE PLASTIC BULL.
Role of chemoreception in cardiorespiratory acclimatization to, and deacclimatization from, hypoxia.
Fingers of the pedipalps possess a constellation-shaped microscopic array of sensilla that are thought to be involved with chemoreception (Fet et al.
Although, lighting is an important factor for catching food for fish, larvae of 0L:24D treatment showed better performance values (weight and length) when compared to treatment 6L:18D, which can be explained by the fact that other factors also act in aid food collection, as mechanoreception or chemoreception and/or even the presence of the lateral line (COOMBS & PATTON, 2009).
Smith, "A behavioral assay for assessing effects of pollutants on fish chemoreception," Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, vol.