common chemical sense

noun

Definition of common chemical sense

: a chemical sense universally exhibited by body surfaces exposed to certain (as irritant) solutions or vapors that in vertebrates is mediated by both spinal and cranial nerves

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“Common chemical sense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20chemical%20sense. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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