Definition of chemoreceptor in English:

chemoreceptor

noun

Physiology
  • A sensory cell or organ responsive to chemical stimuli.

    • ‘This response is mediated primarily through the peripheral chemoreceptors.’
    • ‘A variety of inputs from chemoreceptors and mechanoreceptors can contribute to the arousal response that terminates a period of apnea in OSA patients.’
    • ‘For this reason, we would not expect this to cause stimulation of the chemoreceptors, which would affect autonomic modulation.’
    • ‘The central hydrogen ion chemoreceptors are somewhat redundant, sensing the same stimulus as the carotid bodies.’
    • ‘Central chemoreceptors are distributed at many locations within the brainstem.’

Pronunciation

chemoreceptor

/ˈkimoʊrəˌsɛptər//ˈkēmōrəˌseptər/