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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

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  • noun 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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  • noun a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli

Etymologies

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chemo- +‎ receptor

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