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chemoreceptor

noun che·mo·re·cep·tor \-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Definition of CHEMORECEPTOR

:  a sense organ (as a taste bud) responding to chemical stimuli
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Origin of CHEMORECEPTOR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1906
Medical Dictionary

chemoreceptor

noun che·mo·re·cep·tor \-ri-ˈsep-tər\

Medical Definition of CHEMORECEPTOR

:  a sense organ (as a taste bud) responding to chemical stimuli

Variants of CHEMORECEPTOR

che·mo·re·cep·tor also che·mo·cep·tor \ˈkē-mō-ˌsep-tər also ˈkem-ō-\

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