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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sensory nerve cell or sense organ, as of smell or taste, that responds to chemical stimuli.

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  • n. a sense organ, or one of its cells (such as those for the sense of taste or smell), that can respond to a chemical stimulus; a chemosensor

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  • n. a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli

Etymologies

chemo- +‎ receptor (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Meanwhile, what are known as chemoreceptor cilia, found on olfactory neurons, detect odor.

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  • "It is noted that the likely impacts to the fish in case of leakage will be instant impact on fish gills, fish skin and some other chemoreceptor," the panel said.

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  • These permit water to pass over the nasal sacs that contain sophisticated chemoreceptor cells.

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  • The brain's role in regulating respiration and heart rate relies on information received from baroreceptor sites and chemoreceptor sites located inside the brain stem.

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  • Within the skull were well develop sinus cavities indicating that they had an advanced sense of smell, and some have suggested the sinuses may have held a chemoreceptor organ similar to the

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  • Within the skull were well develop sinus cavities indicating that they had an advanced sense of smell, and some have suggested the sinuses may have held a chemoreceptor organ similar to the [[Jacobson's organ]].

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  • Objectives include determining the dynamics of the relationship between thoracic (pectoral) and abdominal breathing function reserves and their realization potential during spontaneous breathing, the coordinated spontaneous respiratory movements in terms of thoracic and abdominal components of volumetric, time & rate parameters of spontaneous respiratory cycle, identification of the features of humoral-reflex regulation of breathing by dynamics of ventilation sensitivity of thoracic and abdominal components to chemoreceptor stimuli, etc.

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  • More information: The paper, titled "A PAS-domain containing chemoreceptor couples dynamic changes in metabolism and chemotaxis," is published online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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  • Quite apart from the so-called 'blood-brain bar - rier' (and where it is lacking, e.g. some parts of the pituitary, hypothalamus and brain stem, i.e. the References chemoreceptor trigger zone), there are many other factors which govern equilibration of drug Back DJ, Khoo SH, Gibbons SE,

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