TASTE

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the sense that detects molecules dissolved in liquids on our tongue, soft palate, larynx and pharynx. There are 5 primary tastes, sweet, salty, proteins, sour and bitter. Taste combines with texture, smell and appearance.

TASTE: "Our taste for bitter can alert us to toxic compounds."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TASTE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/taste/ (accessed November 27, 2021).

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