chemoreception

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che·mo·re·cep·tion

(kē'mō-rē-sep'shun),
The ability to perceive chemicals in the environment that are odorants or tastants.
Synonym(s): chemosensation
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chemoreception

(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.
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che·mo·re·cep·tion

(kē'mō-rĕ-sep'shŭn)
The ability to perceive chemicals in the environment that are odorants or tastants.
Synonym(s): chemosensation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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