chemoreflex

[ kee-moh-ree-fleks, kem-oh- ]
/ ˌki moʊˈri flɛks, ˌkɛm oʊ- /

noun Physiology.

a reflex caused by a chemical stimulus.

Origin of chemoreflex

First recorded in 1900–05; chemo- + reflex
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