One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1(of a sense organ or receptor) responsive to chemical stimuli.
- ‘Taste is detected by the chemosensory organs that are found in an animal's gustatory or tactile receptor systems.’
- ‘No other chemosensory organs are labeled in these transgenic flies.’
- ‘Drosophila adults have 2000 chemosensory neurons that reside within segregated compartments called sensilla.’
- ‘With the exception of the vaginal plate chemosensory sensilla, we have identified members of the OBP family in all chemosensory organs.’
- ‘It is generally difficult to discern the complete repertoire of other chemosensory receptor genes in mammals.’
- 1.1 Relating to chemosensory organs or their action.‘patients with chemosensory impairment’
- ‘He develops improved chemosensory capacities the ability to better smell the pheromones of others.’
- ‘In lizards there is a strong relationship between foraging mode and chemosensory location and identification of prey.’
- ‘Thus, we assumed normal olfactory and chemosensory perception for all participants.’
- ‘Subjective complaints do not always accurately reflect the chemosensory disturbance experienced by a patient.’
- ‘In addition, the vomeronasal organ in the nose is a part of a chemosensory system that is independent of the olfactory system.’
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