adjective see chemoreception

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chemoreceptive — See chemoreception. * * * …   Universalium

  • chemoreceptive — adjective able to respond to a chemical stimulus See Also: chemoreception …   Wiktionary

  • chemoreceptive — Relating to chemoreception …   Medical dictionary

  • chemoreceptive — adj. has a physiological response to chemical stimulation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chemoreceptive — chemo·receptive …   English syllables

  • chemoreceptive — adjective of or relating to chemoreceptors • Pertains to noun: ↑chemoreceptor * * * adjective see chemoreception * * * chemōrecepˈtive adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑chem …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemoreception — chemoreceptive /kee moh ri sep tiv, kem oh /, adj. /kee moh ri sep sheuhn, kem oh /, n. the physiological response to chemical stimuli. [1915 20; CHEMO + RECEPTION] * * * Sensory process by which organisms respond to external chemical stimuli, by …   Universalium

  • Diffuse chemosensory system — The diffuse chemosensory system (DCS) is an anatomical structure composed of solitary chemosensory cells and chemosensory clusters. The concept of DCS has been advanced in 2005, after the discovery that cells similar to gustatory elements are… …   Wikipedia

  • mollusk — molluskan, molluscan /meuh lus keuhn/, adj., n. mollusklike, adj. /mol euhsk/, n. any invertebrate of the phylum Mollusca, typically having a calcareous shell of one, two, or more pieces that wholly or partly enclose the soft, unsegmented body,… …   Universalium

  • chemoreception — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1919 the physiological reception of chemical stimuli • chemoreceptive adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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