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Chemoreceptors

MeSH ID: D002628

DEFINITION: Cells specialized to detect chemical substances and relay that information centrally in the nervous system. Chemoreceptors may monitor external stimuli, as in TASTE and OLFACTION, or internal stimuli, such as the concentrations of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE in the blood.

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abnormalities [Q000002] ; anatomy & histology [Q000033] ; blood supply [Q000098] ; chemistry [Q000737] ; cytology [Q000166] ; drug effects [Q000187] ; embryology [Q000196] ; enzymology [Q000201] ; growth & development [Q000254] ; immunology [Q000276] ; injuries [Q000293] ; metabolism [Q000378] ; microbiology [Q000382] ; parasitology [Q000469] ; pathology [Q000473] ; physiology [Q000502] ; physiopathology [Q000503] ; radiation effects [Q000528] ; radiography [Q000530] ; radionuclide imaging [Q000531] ; secretion [Q000557] ; surgery [Q000601] ; ultrasonography [Q000736] ; ultrastructure [Q000648] ; virology [Q000821]

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