chemoreceptive


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che·mo·re·cep·tive

(kē'mō-rē-sep'tiv),
Relating to chemoreception.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

che·mo·re·cep·tive

(kē'mō-rĕ-sep'tiv)
Relating to chemoreception.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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They taper gradually to a curved, fluted, beak-like tip, where an apical pore with distinctive chemoreceptive features is present (Fig.
This raises the possibility that the magnitude of RTF seen during SICS in rattlesnakes may also be influenced by an effect of chemical cues on the chemoreceptive systems that mediate tongue flick behavior.
Krull accepted a faculty position at the University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM) in 1985, where he explored fluorescent chemoreceptive lipid membrane biosensors, and more recently, the use of single-stranded DNA as receptors for complementary DNA and RNA.
It is also believed that an action on the medullary chemoreceptive trigger zone may be involved in the antiemetic action of the drug" (Drug Information for the Health Care Provider, 1987).
Phenotypic, genetic and environmental correlations between chemoreceptive responses to prey in the garter snake, Thamnophis elegans.
Barth and Blickhan have shown that they have mechanoreceptive, chemoreceptive, and thermoreceptive functions [4].
Ultrastructure of chemoreceptive tarsal sensilla in an armored harvestman and evidence of olfaction across Laniatores (Arachnida, Opiliones).
In particular, in the heteropterans the tips of the labium (two lateral lobes) have gustative sensilla, frequently the contact chemoreceptive sensilla, and rarely also the olfactive, hygro-, and thermoreceptive sensilla as well as the tactile sensilla [1, 15, 16].
Toxins have evolved as highly effective signal molecules for select consumer species possessing chemoreceptive ability.
glabratus to the Lauraceae of south Florida, and electroantennography will be explored to evaluate chemoreceptive response to candidate semiochemicals.
Starfish have well developed chemoreceptive and rheotactic capabilities (Sloan 1980) and it is likely that they were attracted by odors emanating from mussels damaged by the mussel dredges.
Phenotypic, genetic, and environmental correlations between chemoreceptive responses to prey in the garter snake, Thamnophis elegans.