Human Biology, 14 Edition

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Chapter 15 - Assess - Page 330: 6


6. e. chemoreceptors

Work Step by Step

Taste and smell are both based on the chemical characteristics of substances in solution. Therefore they are sensed by receptors appropriately called chemoreceptors. These impulses are carried to the brain where they are interpreted. Flavors are mixtures of scent and taste sensations.
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