Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 33 - Self-Quiz - Page 578: 4



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Both taste and smell are reliant on the actions of chemoreceptors. These cells are specialized to detect chemicals. With the sense of smell, chemoreceptors are sensory neurons that detect chemicals present in odorant molecules. Chemoreceptors for the sense of taste detect substances that are dissolved in fluids.
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