Activity 6.2: Taste Buds and Taste Receptor Cells

This illustration depicts the taste buds and taste receptor cells. To label the figure, match each label below with the correct illustrated structure.

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Textbook Reference: Taste:Chemicals in Our Food Are Perceived as Five Basic Tastes

Credits:Upper left diagram of papilla and taste bud: After S. K. McLaughlin et al. 1994. Physiol. Behav. 56: 1157; diagram of mouth and taste strength scale: After L. M. Bartoshuk in D. Chadwick et al. 1993. The Molecular Basis of Smell and Taste Transduction. Wiley. New York