Loss of sensation
the cerebrum, located in the parietal lobe along a deep portion of the lateral sulcus. Clinical Application 12.3 and table 12.3 discuss disorders of smell and taste.
H Why is saliva necessary to taste? ^9 Name the four primary taste sensations.
What characteristic of taste receptors helps maintain a sense of taste with age?
^9 Trace a sensory impulse from a taste receptor to the cerebral cortex.
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