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chemoreceptor

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

A receptor that detects the presence of particular chemicals and (in multicellular organisms) transmits this information to sensory nerves. Examples include the taste buds and the receptors...

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chemoreceptor

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 34 words.

Tiny region on the outer membrane of some biological cells that is sensitive to chemical stimuli. The chemoreceptor transforms a

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chemoreceptor

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Science and Mathematics.

A receptor that detects the presence of particular chemicals and (in multicellular organisms) transmits this information to sensory nerves. Examples include the taste buds and the receptors...

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chemoreceptor

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 32 words.

A receptor that detects the presence of particular chemicals and (in multicellular organisms) transmits this information to sensory nerves. Examples

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chemoreceptor

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 32 words.

A *receptor that detects the presence of particular chemicals and (in multicellular organisms) transmits this information to sensory nerves.

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chemoreceptor

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 56 words.

1. A receptor on a cell that binds a specific chemical substance and elicits an intracellular response; the term is

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chemoreceptor

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 20 words.

A sensory *receptor that responds to contact with molecules of chemical substances, producing the sensations of smell and taste.

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chemoreceptor

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Ecology

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation. 20 words.

A sensory *receptor that responds to contact with molecules of chemical substances, producing the sensations of smell and taste.

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chemoreceptor

Chris Park.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 9 words.

A sense organ that responds to chemical stimuli.

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chemoreceptor

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 9 words.

A sense organ that responds to chemical stimuli.

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chemoreceptor

Chris Park and Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science). 9 words.

A sense organ that responds to chemical stimuli.

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