taste cell

noun

Medical Definition of taste cell

: a neuroepithelial cell that is located in a taste bud and is the actual receptor of the sensation of taste

called also gustatory cell

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“Taste cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/taste%20cell. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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