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Smell

Taste

Loss of sensation

Anosmia

Ageusia

Diminished sensation

Hyposmia

Hypogeusia

Heightened sensation

Hyperosmia

Hypergeusia

Distorted sensation

Dysosmia

Dysgeusia

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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