Definition of chemoreceptive in English:

chemoreceptive

adjective

Physiology
  • Sensitive or responsive to chemical stimuli; of or relating to chemoreception.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Scientific Monthly. From chemo- + receptive, after chemoreception.

Pronunciation

chemoreceptive

/ˌkɛmə(ʊ)rɪˈsɛptɪv//ˌkiːmə(ʊ)rɪˈsɛptɪv/