TITLE

A Matter of Taste: The Taste Makers

AUTHOR(S)
Sokolov, Raymond
PUB. DATE
December 1974
SOURCE
Natural History;Dec1974, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
7953912

 

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