Definition of chemoreceptor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

chemoreceptor

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkiːməʊrɪseptə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkiːmoʊrɪseptər//
 
(biology)
 
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a cell or sense organ that is sensitive to chemical stimuli, making a response possible
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chemoreceptor