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Chemoreceptor Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chemoreceptor Cells
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.915.500
A08.800.950.500
A11.671.650.915.500
Unique ID
D002628
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002628
Annotation
note category: do not confuse with chemoreceptor proteins
Scope Note
Cells specialized to detect chemical substances and relay that information centrally in the nervous system. Chemoreceptor cells may monitor external stimuli, as in TASTE and OLFACTION, or internal stimuli, such as the concentrations of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE in the blood.
Entry Term(s)
Chemoreceptive Cells
NLM Classification #
WL 102.9
Previous Indexing
Sensory Receptor Cells (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see CHEMORECEPTORS 1968-2008, see RECEPTORS, NEURAL 1963-1967
History Note
2009 (1968)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Chemoreceptor Cells Preferred
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