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GUSTATORY MODALITY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gustatory modality mean? 

GUSTATORY MODALITY (noun)
  The noun GUSTATORY MODALITY has 1 sense:

1. the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

  Familiarity information: GUSTATORY MODALITY used as a noun is very rare.


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GUSTATORY MODALITY (noun)


Sense 1gustatory modality [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

gustation; gustatory modality; sense of taste; taste

Context example:

his cold deprived him of his sense of taste

Hypernyms ("gustatory modality" is a kind of...):

modality; sense modality; sensory system (a particular sense)

exteroception (sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body)


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