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English noun: gustatory organ

1. gustatory organ (body) an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue


Synonymstaste bud, tastebud


Broader (hypernym)chemoreceptor


Part holonymgustatory cell, neuroepithelium, taste cell


Part meronymclapper, epiglottis, glossa, lingua, palate, pharynx, roof of the mouth, throat, tongue









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