Definitions for: Gustatory Perception


[n] 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"



Synonyms: gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation

See Also: astringence, astringency, bitter, bitterness, finish, flavor, flavour, relish, salinity, salt, saltiness, sapidity, savor, savour, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression, smack, sour, sourness, sugariness, sweet, sweetness, tang, tartness

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