biosensor

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.B00663
A device that uses specific biochemical reactions mediated by isolated @E02159@, immunosystems, tissues, @O04324@ or whole cells to detect chemical compounds usually by electrical, thermal or optical signals.
Source:
PAC, 1992, 64, 143. (Glossary for chemists of terms used in biotechnology (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 148 [Terms] [Paper]