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BY: EN.

KAMARUZAMAN BIN ABD SAMAD

1.4 SENSE OF TASTE

STRUCTURE OF TONGUE

Bitter Sour

Salty Sweet

Pathway Detecting Taste

Food (chemical)

Chemical dissolve in saliva

Chemical stimulate receptor in taste bud

Receptor produce impulse

Impulse sent to brain

Brain interprets the impulse. Taste identified

The Relation Sense Of Taste And Smell


Taste only detect sweet, salty, sour and bitter only. When we chew the food, the odour molecules will travel through the passage between nose and mouth to the smell receptor top of nasal cavity Smell will detect the types of food. The combination of both sense will produce the taste sensation.

QUESTION
Why

the food that you eat loses its flavour when you have a cold?