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Search Results for: taste buds

Taste buds

taste buds small sensory organs which contain gustatory receptor cells, basal cells, and supporting cells. Taste buds in... Read More

Taste

taste 1. To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow. Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find. (Chaucer) 2. To try... Read More

Stimulus

We can detect hot or cold environments using our sense of temperature. When the temperature is too hot, sweating... Read More

Sensory Systems

A sensory system is a part of the nervous system consisting of sensory receptors that receive stimuli from the internal and... Read More

Blindness – Evolutionary regression? Maybe not!

The recent Netflix's hit flick, Bird Box, surely startled the viewers with the thrilling scenarios revolving around the... Read More

Tongue

Definition noun, plural: tongues (anatomy) The flexible muscular organ situated in the floor of the oral cavity; it is... Read More

Sense organ

Definition noun, plural: sense organs An organ or structure that has nerve endings capable of detecting and reacting to a... Read More

Sense Organs in Insects

By Sachin Chorge Article submitted on January 2008 Article accepted on February 2008   Senses are the... Read More

Chemoreceptor

Definition noun, plural: chemoreceptors (1) A sensory nerve cell or sense organ, as of smell, or taste, that are able to... Read More

Specialized mucosa

Definition noun The mucous membrane found in the regions of the taste buds on the dorsum of the... Read More

Foliate papillae

Foliate papillae Numerous projections arranged in several transverse folds upon the lateral margins of the tongue just in... Read More

Bud

Definition noun, plural: buds (general) An immature or undeveloped structure that develops into a bodily structure or a new... Read More

Process

Process Definition What is a process? In biology, a process (plural: processes) means any of the various biological... Read More