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gustatory

Name (tasting) for the chemical perception about receptors on the tongue and palate of the various sensations of eating and drinking; By Gustatorik one understands the sense of taste, It depends on the amount of a flavor, from when it is perceived. This is called Perceptual threshold designated. See the rest of the meaning below olfactory (smelling) for the sense of smell, such as trigeminal (tactile = touching) for pain and temperature.

Tongue with the taste zones
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