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gustatory

Term (tasting) for the chemical perception about receptors on the tongue and palate of the various sensations when eating and drinking; gustatory means that sense of taste, It depends on the amount of a flavor from when it is perceived. This is called Perceptual threshold designated. See remaining senses 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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