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Medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone

Medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) (anatomy and physiology) It is located in the Medulla (i.e. Part of the brain)... Read More

Chemoreceptor

Definition noun, plural: chemoreceptors (1) A sensory nerve cell or sense organ, as of smell, or taste, that are able to... Read More

Sense Organs in Insects

By Sachin Chorge Article submitted on January 2008 Article accepted on February 2008   Senses are the... Read More

Emetics

Emetics agents that cause vomiting. They may act directly on the gastrointestinal tract, bringing about emesis through local... Read More

Afferent neuron

Definition noun, plural: afferent neurons A type of neuron that detects stimulus from the periphery and relays nerve... Read More