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chemoreception

noun che·mo·re·cep·tion \-ri-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of CHEMORECEPTION

:  the physiological reception of chemical stimuli
che·mo·re·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

Origin of CHEMORECEPTION

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1919

chemoreception

noun che·mo·re·cep·tion \-ri-ˈsep-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHEMORECEPTION

:  the physiological reception of chemical stimuli
che·mo·re·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

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