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gus·ta·tion

 (gŭ-stā′shən)
n.
The act or faculty of tasting.

[Latin gustātiō, gustātiōn-, an appetizer, from gustātus, past participle of gustāre, to taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots.]

gustation

(ɡʌˈsteɪʃən)
n
(Biology) the act of tasting or the faculty of taste
[C16: from Latin gustātiō, from gustāre to taste]
gustatory, ˈgustative adj

gus•ta•tion

(gʌˈsteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of tasting.
2. the faculty of taste.
[1590–1600; < Latin gustātiō=gustā(re) to taste + -tiō -tion]

gustation

1. the act of tasting.
2. the sense of taste.
See also: Bodily Functions
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gustation - the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
Translations

gus·ta·tion

n. gustación, sentido del gusto.
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It is becoming increasingly clearer that taste receptors have important roles beyond simply that of gustation. Studies have shown that taste buds express various molecules involved in innate immune responses, including the proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor (TNF), suggesting that TNF signaling preferentially modulates bitter taste responses [21].
Indeed, as William Miller has shown, despite its etymological link to taste (Latin: gustus), disgust is not linked to gustation, the gag reflex, or any other involuntary action.
Sensilla are the organs or appendages present on the mouthparts, i.e., labrum, labium, maxillae, mandibles, and hypopharynx, that can detect smell (olfaction) or taste (gustation) and can recognize behavioral activities such as locomotion, oviposition, pupation, feeding, and orientation through tactile sensation (Lewis 1970).
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