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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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Wemmie, Neurobiology of Panic and pH Chemosensation in the Brain, 13 DIALOGUES CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCE 475 (2011).
Olfaction is a major component of human chemosensation that integrates with the other senses and plays a critical role in environmental perception (1).
Taste and smell are part of your chemical sensing (chemosensation) system, and they rely on similar receptors to send signals to your brain.
The circadian clock in Drosophila modulates a broad spectrum of physiological and behavioral processes including locomotor activity, sleep patterns, courtship, learning and memory, feeding behavior, chemosensation, and immune responses [148-157].
(2008) Breathtaking TRP channels: TRPA1 and TRPV1 in airway chemosensation and reflex control.
teleta have upregulated another gene responsible for environmental chemosensation.
In general, hair-like sensilla plays different functional roles in chemosensation, mechanoreception and others for detection of plant surface cues.
En el estudio original, luego de realizar un analisis de componentes principales con rotacion Oblimin, fueron reportados tres factores: experiencias asociadas al lobulo temporal; un segundo factor nombrado como chemosensation, que incluye primordialmente items relacionados con alteraciones olfativas, gustativas y dificultades para la distincion entre sensaciones, y un ultimo factor llamado psicosis clinica.
For example, there are chapters on retronasal olfaction, the psychophysical measurement of oral experience, the effect of color on sensation, the effect of visual cues on the sensory and hedonic evaluation of food, the auditory system and nutrition, and chemosensation in weight loss.
Caenorhabditis elegans, a nematode, relies on chemosensation for finding food sources.