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gustatory

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

Zunge mit den Geschmackszonen
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