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interdependence of taste and smell
what is tasted is actually smelled because chemoreceptors in both the nose and mouth are stimulated
mechanism of dynamic equilibrium
involves the semicircular canals, which are oriented in three planes; horizontal, frontal, and sagittal
mechanism of static equilibrium
located in the vestibule; provides information on which way is up or down, and linear and straightforward changes in speed
olfactory supporting cells
non-sensory epithelial cells that surround specialized receptor cells in the olfactory epithelium
receptors for sense of taste; located on top of fungiforms and sides of circumvallate papillae
neuroepithelial cells located in the taste bud and are the actual receptor cells for taste
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