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English noun: taste bud

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


Synonymsgustatory organ, 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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