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Relating to gustation, or taste.

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Re: Vagus Nerve

... certain branches of a third (the vagus nerve), all of which subserve touch, temperature, and pain sensitivity in the tongue, as well as taste. The gustatory fibres of the anterior tongue leave the lingual nerve to form the chorda...

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by sanjidcapa
Tue May 05, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vagus Nerve
Replies: 19
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The sensory system

... corpuscles with the strong pressure touch ? 4. Is the Brodmann area 28 related to the olfactory system? 5. Is the Brodmann area 43 the only gustatory cortical area? 6. In which part of the brain do stem cells exist? The hypocampus? 7. Is the reticulospinal tract located only in the lateral ...

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by ChrisWolf
Sun May 04, 2008 1:53 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The sensory system
Replies: 0
Views: 3416

Sweet taste and smell

... The basic tastes are the commonly recognized types of taste sensed by humans. Humans receive tastes through sensory organs called taste buds or gustatory calyculi, concentrated on the upper surface of the tongue. Scientists generally describe four basic tastes: bitter, salty, sour, and sweet; ...

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by kiekyon
Wed Apr 05, 2006 3:16 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Sweet taste and smell
Replies: 7
Views: 6804

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