English to Afrikaans Meaning :: gustation

Gustation :
die proe
- die proe

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Noun(1) the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth

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(1) Recent findings on the sensitivity of primate olfaction and gustation to ethanol are consistent with this notion.(2) This suggests that the two genes are expressed in cells that are important for gustation .(3) The receptors involved in gustation are found in specialized ‘end-organs’ called taste buds.(4) To taste an object it must be dissolved in the process of gustation in order for the taste buds to experience a flavour and for the throat to swallow what was the intact object.(5) However, gustation refers only to the sensations of sweet, sour, salty, savory, and bitter, and thus the pleasant ‘taste’ to which we refer is actually a pleasant odor sensed retronasally.(6) In the pond, fresh-water shrimp and scorpion beetles devour the unhappy wayfarer, and their nearest kin, with equal gustative relish.(7) Given the gustative rewards that result from understanding the science of cooking, and its importance to the food industry, this keen interest is not surprising.
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(1) gustation ::
die proe
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Noun
1. taste ::
smaak
2. sense of taste ::
gevoel van smaak
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