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chemosensory

 [ke″mo-sen´so-re]
relating to the perception of chemical substances, as in odor detection.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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chemosensory

an organ or structure that is able to detect the presence of specific chemicals.
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Evaluation of olfactory dysfunction in the Connecticut Chemosensory Clinical Research Center.
Here, we showed significant cross-modal priming between these chemosensory modalities for young and healthy older adults.
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Furthermore, the up-and-down movement of the pedipalps was exhibited most prominently at the junction of the Y-tube, suggesting a chemosensory function.
In contrast, competent larvae are mainly increasing the expression of genes with potential chemosensory functions as well as neurotransmitter receptors that could be involved in the signal transduction cascade leading to metamorphosis (Table 3).
A possible synergism between a chemosensory and mechanosensory activation of trigeminal sensors was suggested, but this is still under debate and requires validation [177].
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Rather, it elongates and using chemosensory clues, which remarkably involves being able to detect volatile organic chemicals emitted from suitable host plants, it grows in their direction.
This response is caused by ETS stimulation of nasal trigeminal chemosensory nerves through the oxidant-sensitive transient receptor potential ankyrin 1 (TRPA1) channel (Andre et al.