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gustatory

Term (tasting, gustatory = sense of taste) for the chemical perception via receptors on the tongue and palate of the various sensations when eating and drinking. It depends on the amount of a flavour substance from when it is perceived. This is called the perception threshold. See remaining senses under olfactory ( smelling) for the sense of smell, and trigeminal (tactile = touching) for pain and temperature.

Zunge mit den Geschmackszonen
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