A Matter of Taste: The Taste Makers

Sokolov, Raymond
December 1974
Natural History;Dec1974, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p64
Focuses on taste buds, which are spread throughout the oral cavity of the average human being, on their larynx and pharynx and especially on the top and sides of their tongue. How the equipment for taste and smell that humans use to process is an exquisitely discriminating instrument; Ability of the taste buds to sort out thousands of tastes and odors so complex that scientists are only beginning to be able to analyze them.


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