gustatoreceptor


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gustatoreceptor

[¦gəs·tə·tō ri′sep·tər]
(anatomy)
A taste bud.
(physiology)
Any sense organ that functions as a receptor for the sense of taste.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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