Definition of chemosensor in English:

chemosensor

noun

  • 1Physiology= "chemoreceptor".

  • 2A device for detecting the presence of specific chemical molecules in the air. Also: a chemical compound that indicates the presence of specific molecules by a change of colour.

Origin

1960s. From chemo- + sensor.

Pronunciation

chemosensor

/ˈkiːmə(ʊ)ˌsɛnsə//ˈkɛmə(ʊ)ˌsɛnsə/