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Salivary glands are important in taste because__________ . a. they provide the fluid in which food molecules dissolve b. the taste receptors are located in salivary glands c. salivary glands are part of the brain d. lamellar corpuscles are activated

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Saliva serves as a medium for the dissolving of food into smaller, chemical compounds that can stimulate taste receptors.

Otherwise, taste buds would not recognize it.

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