chemoreceptor

noun che·mo·re·cep·tor \ -ri-ˈsep-tər \

Definition of chemoreceptor

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

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chemoreceptor

noun che·mo·re·cep·tor \ -ri-ˈsep-tər \
variants: also chemoceptor \ˈkē-mō-ˌsep-tər also ˈkem-ō-\

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

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