chemosensitive

[ kē′mō-sĕnsĭ-tĭv ]

adj.

Capable of perceiving changes in the chemical composition of the environment.

Nearby words

  1. chemoprophylaxis,
  2. chemoprotection,
  3. chemoreception,
  4. chemoreceptor,
  5. chemoreflex,
  6. chemosensitizer,
  7. chemosensory,
  8. chemoserotherapy,
  9. chemosh,
  10. chemosis


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