HyperDic: chemoreceptor

English > 1 sense of the word chemoreceptor:
NOUNbodychemoreceptora sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
English > chemoreceptor: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli.
Narrowercarotid bodyA chemoreceptor located near the bifurcations of the carotid arteries
nose, olfactory organThe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
tastebud, taste bud, gustatory organAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
Broadersense organ, sensory receptor, receptorAn organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
Adjectiveschemoreceptiveof or relating to chemoreceptors

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