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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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