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Chapter 17 (Gustation)

5 tastes
sweet. salty, sour, bitter, umami (meaty)
water receptors
in the back of the throat, tells your body that you are no longer thirsty
most tastebuds are..
fungiform or vallate
filiform papillae
for friction not taste
gustatory hairs
are dendrites with receptors tied on
taste only works when..
dissolved in liquid
taste is
afferent only
taste goes through what part of the brain
order of physiology of gustation
chemical dissolves in saliva, binds to gustatory hair, releases seretonin, and initiates nerve impulses in neurons.