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.
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Although we do not know to which ligands these proteins bind, the potential for chemosensation is greater in competent larvae because of the increased expression of these genes.
En nuestra investigacion, el primer factor incluye items que en el estudio britanico original aparecen principalmente en el factor denominado Chemosensation, mientras que en la validacion espafiola, la mayoria de estos items se agruparon en el factor <<cambios en la cualidad de la percepcion>> y otros en el de <<experiencias de despersonalizacion-desrealizacion>>.
"instead, we learned that they have a rich repertoire of genes for olfaction [smell] and chemosensation [in this case, taste]," says University of California, Irvine, biologist Adriana Briscoe, article coauthor.
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The company is researching "chemosensation," which entails devising molecules that trigger the receptors responsible for taste and smell.
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Neural centers involved in regulating feeding in fish integrate inputs from a variety of sensory modes, including chemosensation (Demski, 2010).
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