chemoreception

process by which organisms respond to chemical stimuli. The process begins when chemical stimuli come in contact with chemoreceptors, specialized ... [7 related articles]
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chemoreception

chemoreception The action of the sense organs that respond to chemical stimulation, including the organs for taste (gustation) and smell (olfaction).
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chemoreception

Type: Term Pronunciation: kē′mō-rē-sep′shun Definitions: 1. The ability to perceive chemicals in the environment that are odorants or tastants. Synonyms: chemosensation
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