Definition of gustatory in English:


Syllabification: gus·ta·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈgəstəˌtôrē


  • Concerned with tasting or the sense of taste: gustatory delights
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    • The gustatory sense organs in higher vertebrates are limited to the cavity of the mouth.
    • Olfactory or smell nerve cells are stimulated by the odors around us, whereas gustatory or taste cells react to food and beverages.
    • However, there is still controversy as to whether combination of these four primary tastes adequately describes all gustatory experiences.

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