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chemosensory

 [ke″mo-sen´so-re]
relating to the perception of chemical substances, as in odor detection.

chemosensory

/che·mo·sen·sory/ (-sen´sah-re) relating to the perception of chemicals, as in odor detection.

chemosensory

(kē′mō-sĕn′sə-rē, kĕm′ō-)
adj.
Relating to the perception of a chemical stimulus by sensory means. Used especially of olfactory reception.

chemosensory

an organ or structure that is able to detect the presence of specific chemicals.

chemosensory

relating to the perception of chemical substances, as in odor detection.
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Hemimetabolous nymphs and adults typically share a similar habitat and host range, so any quantitative or qualitative changes in chemosensory structures on the antennae may be due to increasing intraspecific needs in mate finding, mate recognition, and oviposition (Brezot et al.
Smell: Caernorhabditis elegans' behavior and chemosensory functions with bacillus thuringiensis.
Herein, morphological ultrastructural of ant antenna collected from Saudi Arabia and chemosensory protein (CSP) were investigated.
In addition, chemosensory changes associated with HIV infection or ART may also influence the acceptability of LNS [14-17].
These findings by Mehmet Mahmut and Richard Stevenson, from Macquarie University in Australia, are published online in Springer's journal Chemosensory Perception.
Some people might also be born minus the ability to taste or even lose the ability to taste and smell, called chemosensory loss, at some stage.
Xu has reported that the antifouling action of capsaicin was not simply to kill the bacteria, but to block the active site of the bacteria's chemosensory mechanism or inhibit the synthesis of exopolysaccharides for forming the polysaccharide matrix.
Chemosensory identification of snake predators (Phyllorhynchus decurtatus) by banded geckos (Coleonyx variegatus).
Using Fos immunoreactivity as a marker of neuronal activation, chemosensory stimulation augmented Fos immunoreactivity in the NAc shell and core, two regions receiving dopaminergic afferents, which further supports our hypothesis implicating DA in sexual reward (Bressler & Baum 1996).
Presence of the Solitary Chemosensory Cells in the Airways: Involvement in the response to Irritants and Neuorgenic Inflammation, Dr.
The authors assumed that the observed tongue-flick behavior indicated that the VNS mediated chemosensory investigation.
These legs not only propel the sea robin along the bottom, but they also have chemosensory cells on their skin that allow them to virtually taste what is in the sand below them.