chemoreception

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

Definition of chemoreception

:the physiological reception of chemical stimuli

chemoreceptive

play \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

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chemoreception

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

medical Definition of chemoreception

:the physiological reception of chemical stimuli

chemoreceptive

play \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

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