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sweet

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adjective \ˈswēt\

Medical Definition of sweet

  1. :  being or inducing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is typically induced by disaccharides and is mediated especially by receptors in taste buds at the front of the tongue—compare bitter, salt 2, sour

sweetness noun



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sweet

noun

Medical Definition of sweet

  1. 1:  something that is sweet to the taste; especially :  a food (as a candy or preserve) having a high sugar content <don't fill up on sweets>

  2. 2:  a sweet taste sensation





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