Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 44 - Sensory Systems - Figure 44.13 - Inquiry Questions: 2

Answer

They differ in that taste works on soluble signals from food and drink while smell detects volatile chemicals in the air. Also, the sensory organ for taste is the tongue, while that for smell is in the nose.

Work Step by Step

Review the two senses in the chapter and see that while similar, they work in different places on different chemicals (different physical phases of matter).
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