[ kee-moh-ri-sep-shuhn, kem-oh- ]
/ ˌki moʊ rɪˈsɛp ʃən, ˌkɛm oʊ- /
the physiological response to chemical stimuli.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chemoreceptionche·mo·re·cep·tive [kee-moh-ri-sep-tiv, kem-oh-], /ˌki moʊ rɪˈsɛp tɪv, ˌkɛm oʊ-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for chemoreception
[ kē′mō-rĭ-sĕp′shən ]
The physiological response of a sense organ to a chemical stimulus.
Other words from chemoreceptionche′mo•re•cep′tive adj.
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