HyperDic: tastebud

English > 1 sense of the word tastebud:
NOUNbodytastebud, taste bud, gustatory organan oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
English > tastebud: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningAn oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue.
Synonymstaste bud, gustatory organ
Part ofepiglottisA flap of cartilage that covers the windpipe while swallowing
palate, roof of the mouthThe upper surface of the mouth that separates the oral and nasal cavities
throat, pharynxThe passage to the stomach and lungs
tongue, lingua, glossa, clapperA mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
Partsneuroepitheliumepithelium associated with special sense organs and containing sensory nerve endings
taste cell, gustatory cellAn epithelial cell in a taste bud that activates sensory fibers of the facial nerve or the glossopharyngeal nerve or the vagus nerve
BroaderchemoreceptorA sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
Spanishórgano gustativo, papila gustativa, papila, tastebud
Catalanpapil·la gustativa, tastebud

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