Definition of Sense of taste
1. Noun. The faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth. "His cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
Generic synonyms: Modality, Sense Modality, Sensory System, Exteroception
Derivative terms: Gustatorial, Gustatory, Taste, Taste, Taste, Taste, Tasty
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Literary usage of Sense of taste
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1. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"THE sense of taste Analysis has been as successful in the sense of taste as in cutaneous sensation. Ordinarily we speak of an unlimited number of tastes, ..."
2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1836)
"But in this case is it not probable that the peculiar sense of taste, by means of flavours, may in part supply the loss of the sense of feeling? ..."
3. Kirkes': Handbook of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes, William Hayden Rockwell, Charles Loomis Dana (1902)
"The nerves concerned in the production of the sense of taste have been already considered (p. 349 et seq.) The mode of action of the substances which excite ..."
4. Foundations of Biology by Lorande Loss Woodruff (1922)
"Sense of Taste In the higher Vertebrates the sense of taste is restricted to the cavity of the mouth, particularly to the tongue, where special receptors ..."
5. Principles of human physiology by William Benjamin Carpenter (1860)
"Sense of Taste. 739. The sense of Taste is that by which we distinguish the sapid properties of bodies. ..."