common chemical sense


common chemical sense
noun
: a chemical sense universally exhibited by body surfaces exposed to certain (as irritant) solutions or vapors that in vertebrates is mediated by both spinal and cranial nerves

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • chemical sense — noun : a nervous mechanism for the physiological reception of and response to chemical stimulation; specifically : the central nervous process (as in smelling and tasting) initiated by excitation of special receptors sensitive to chemical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chemical element — The periodic table of the chemical elements A chemical element is a pure chemical substance consisting of one type of atom distinguished by its atomic number, which is the number of protons in its nucleus.[1] Familiar examples of …   Wikipedia

  • Sense — Senses are the physiological methods of perception. The senses and their operation, classification, and theory are overlapping topics studied by a variety of fields, most notably neuroscience, cognitive psychology (or cognitive science), and… …   Wikipedia

  • Chemical biology — is a scientific discipline spanning the fields of chemistry and biology that involves the application of chemical techniques and tools, often compounds produced through synthetic chemistry, to the study and manipulation of biological systems.… …   Wikipedia

  • Common green bottle fly — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum …   Wikipedia

  • Chemical Watch — Type Online News Service Industry chemicals legislation, regulatory chemical news Headquarters Shrewsbury, United Kingdom Key people Mamta Patel (Editor), Julian Rose (Publisher) Website …   Wikipedia

  • chemical bonding — ▪ chemistry Introduction       any of the interactions that account for the association of atoms into molecules, ions, crystals, and other stable species that make up the familiar substances of the everyday world. When atoms approach one another …   Universalium

  • chemical element — Introduction also called  element,         any substance that cannot be decomposed into simpler substances by ordinary chemical processes. Elements are the fundamental materials of which all matter is composed.       This article considers the… …   Universalium

  • chemical compound — Introduction  any substance composed of identical molecules consisting of atoms (atom) of two or more chemical elements (chemical element).       All the matter in the universe is composed of the atoms of more than 100 different chemical elements …   Universalium

  • Chemical warfare — For other uses, see Chemical warfare (disambiguation). This article forms part of the series Chemical agents Lethal agents Blood agents Cyanogen chloride (CK) …   Wikipedia