Medical Dictionary

chemoreception

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

Medical Definition of CHEMORECEPTION

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

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