gustatory


gus·ta·to·ry

adjective \ˈgəs-tə-ˌtr-ē\

: relating to taste or the sense of taste

Full Definition of GUSTATORY

:  relating to or associated with eating or the sense of taste
gus·ta·to·ri·ly \ˌgəs-tə-ˈtr-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of GUSTATORY

1684

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor

gus·ta·to·ry

adjective \ˈgəs-tə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GUSTATORY

: relating to, affecting, associated with, or being the sense of taste <gustatory nerves> <gustatory stimulation>
gus·ta·to·ri·ly \ˌgəs-tə-ˈtōr-ə-lē, -ˈtr-\ adverb

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