TASTE CELL By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 a receptor cell for gustatory stimuli. These protrude from the taste buds and their are 4 types of them. These cells are responsible for tasting different items. TASTE CELL: "We have about 300,000 taste cells on our tongue." Related Psychology Terms TYPE IV CELL TASTE BUD TASTE PORE GUSTATORY SYSTEM TYPE II CELL TYPE III CELL RECEPTOR SECONDARY TASTE CORTEX PATTERNING THEORY OF TASTE CODING TYPE I CELL Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TASTE CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/taste-cell/ (accessed February 16, 2020).