gustation


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gustation

[gə′stā·shən]
(physiology)
The act or the sensation of tasting.
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In these cases food becomes a "low dimension" moment of gustation, where a bite of ice cream becomes a memory of summers at the cottage, a trip to the county fair, or, simply, Florence, Italy.
Harrison (1964) grouped the tongue of birds in five categories according to the adaptive characteristics: adapted to capture, handling and swallowing of food, gustation and touch, and nest building.
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gustation, olfaction, somato-sensation) and food preferences, marketing foods often involves advertisements that associate more distant sensory cues (e.
While there are social, psychological, behavioral, and other factors that undoubtedly contribute to this condition, there is a wide-open opportunity to explore the roles of olfaction and gustation in eating behavior to gain further insight into the crisis in obesity, diet, and nutrition.
Laing, Perception of Odor Mixtures, In Handbook of Olfaction and Gustation, Doty, R.
These regions are known to be associated with gustation and salivation.