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

First Known Use of chemoreceptor

1906, in the meaning defined above

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chemoreceptor

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

Medical Definition of chemoreceptor 

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

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