gustatory cell

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Related to gustatory cell: somatic cell, olfactory cell, gustatory nucleus
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Noun1.gustatory cell - an epithelial cell in a taste bud that activates sensory fibers of the facial nerve or the glossopharyngeal nerve or the vagus nerve
epithelial cell - one of the closely packed cells forming the epithelium
gustatory organ, taste bud, tastebud - an oval sensory end organ on the surface of the tongue
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that is observed in the FP gustatory cell membranes.
In the surface of the tongue can be noted structures called lingual papillae, in which there are gustatory cells.