gustation


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  • noun

Synonyms for gustation

the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

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Sensilla with tip pores can function in both gustation and mechanoreception, and occur on mole cricket maxillary and labial palps.
These regions are known to be associated with gustation and salivation.
While there are social, psychological, behavioral, and other factors that undoubtedly contribute to this condition, there is a wide-open opportunity to explore the roles of olfaction and gustation in eating behavior to gain further insight into the crisis in obesity, diet, and nutrition.
Otolaryngologists and other surgeons from the US, Europe, China, and Canada present 18 chapters on airway vascular lesion assessment and treatment, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy, sensorineural hearing loss in children, migranous vertigo, nonsurgical alternatives for single-sided deafness, ossiculoplasty, human papillomavirus in head and neck cancer, ultrasound, chemoradiation, PET scanning in head and neck cancer, midface lifting, free flap reconstruction, clinical olfaction and gustation, transorbital skull base surgery, nasal polyposis, biofilms in otorhinolaryngology, imaging, and office-based laryngeal surgery.