gustatory perception

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gustatory perception the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus "the candy left him with a bad taste","the melon had a delicious taste"
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Usage

In literature:

They become transformed at once into visual, instead of into olfactory or gustatory percepts.
"Illusions" by James Sully
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