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Taste - Wikipedia

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Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation is one of the five traditional senses that belongs to the gustatory system. Taste is the sensation produced when a ...

The 5 Senses

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Taste. Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation[1] is one of the five traditional senses. Taste is the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts ...

How does our sense of taste work? - National Library of Medicine ...

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Aug 17, 2016 ... The strong link between taste and emotions has to do with our evolution: Taste helped us “test” the food we ate, so it was important for our ...

Taste Disorders | NIDCD

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These taste cells, or gustatory cells, are clustered within the taste buds of the tongue and roof of the ...

Physiology of Taste

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Dec 10, 2006 ... The sense of taste affords an animal the ability to evaluate what it eats and drinks . At the most basic level, this evaluation is to promote ...

Impaired Taste: Diagnosis, Causes, and Treatments - Healthline

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Impaired taste is the absence or altered sense so taste, such as having a metallic taste in the mouth. Most people only experience impaired taste temporarily.

Flavor 101: The Five Basic Tastes - Parade

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May 15, 2015 ... The origins of our sense of taste stretch back 500 million years, when creatures developed the ability to sense prey in the ocean around them, ...

Sweet, Sour, Salty, Bitter ... and Umami - NPR

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Nov 5, 2007 ... When taste buds were discovered in the 19th century, tongue cells under a microscope looked like little keyholes into which bits of food might fit ...

Neuroscience for Kids - Taste

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The actual organ of taste is called the "taste bud." Each taste bud (and there approximately 10,000 taste buds in humans) is made up of many (between 50- 150) ...

Beyond Taste Buds: The Science of Delicious -- National ...

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Taste Is Chemistry It begins when a food molecule touches a microscopic taste bud on the tongue. The buds hide inside papillae, the pale dots made visible ...

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What Are Taste Buds? - KidsHealth

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Without taste buds, life would have less flavor. Find out why in this article for kids.

The Sense of Taste - RCN

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Taste is the ability to respond to dissolved molecules and ions called tastants. Humans detect taste with taste receptor cells. These are clustered in taste buds ...

Tip of the Tongue: Humans May Taste at Least 6 Flavors

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Dec 30, 2011 ... Our ability to sense the five accepted categories comes from receptors on our taste buds. These tiny sensory organs appear mostly on the ...