sense of taste

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

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As a result of the injuries to his brain, he has suffered memory loss and has no sense of taste or smell and a degree of deafness in his left ear - and by the time of the trial in August had still not been able to return to his college course.
On 9 April, BE OPEN will host a unique event focusing on the sense of taste, with an innovative food experience at Moroso's showroom in via Pontaccio.
ISLAMABAD -- A study has found that obese children are more likely than others to have a weak sense of taste.
Abump in the head or major surgery may alter your sense of taste.
On board, low air pressure and dehydration cause passengers to lose 30 percent of their sense of taste, a British Airways spokeswoman said.
Chief "pieologist" David Jackson is credited with the boom because of his heightened sense of taste.
Simple tests outline her explorations and offer dozens of real-world examples of complex taste descriptions in a fine guide that incorporates stories of people who have lost their sense of taste, smell or sight-and how to eat without one of the senses.
48 hours: Your body is becoming free of nicotine and your sense of taste and smell is improving.
Side effects included muscle spasms, hair loss, weight loss, nausea, diarrhea, fatigue, distorted sense of taste or loss of taste, decreased appetite, constipation, vomiting, and aching joints.
A WOMAN who lost her sense of taste and smell after being hit by a bus has been awarded pounds 100,000 in an out-of-court settlement.
Cabin pressure, low humidity and reduced oxygen levels can gnarl our senses and passengers' sense of taste can be reduced by up to 30% at altitude.
Chosen following a rigorous process where he had to prove his sensitive palate, flair for flavour, passion for all things chocolate and of course, a superior sense of taste and smell.
After the attack on December 31, 2005, Mr Richards was off work for more than a year and lost his sense of taste and smell, a blow as he owns a chain of greengrocers across the Midlands.
Instead, he is working with the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, to increase the flavour of old favourites such as shepherd's pie and make them more appealing to older people, whose sense of taste often deteriorates.
I would imagine someone younger would have a far better sense of taste.