Part C

Complete the following statements:

1. Taste receptor cells are modified_cells.

2. The opening to a taste bud is called a_.

3. The_of a taste cell are its sensitive part.

4. Before the taste of a substance can be detected, the substance must be dissolved in_.

5. Substances that stimulate taste cells seem to bind with_sites on the surfaces of taste hairs.

6. There are at least_kinds of taste cells, although microscopically they all appear to be very much alike.

7. Sweet receptors are most abundant in the_of the tongue.

8. Sour receptors are mainly stimulated by_.

9. Salt receptors are mainly stimulated by ionized inorganic_.

10. Alkaloids usually have a_taste.

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