Definition of Gustatory perception
1. Noun. The sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus. "The melon had a delicious taste"
Generic synonyms: Aesthesis, Esthesis, Sensation, Sense Datum, Sense Experience, Sense Impression
Specialized synonyms: Flavor, Flavour, Nip, Relish, Sapidity, Savor, Savour, Smack, Tang, Sugariness, Sweet, Sweetness, Sour, Sourness, Tartness, Bitter, Bitterness, Salinity, Salt, Saltiness, Astringence, Astringency, Finish, Flatness, Mellowness
Derivative terms: Taste, Taste, Taste, Taste
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gustatory Perception
Literary usage of Gustatory perception
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lectures on the science of human life by Sylvester Graham (1854)
"... between the salutary and the pernicious,-is impaired, and our gustatory perception and satisfaction become limited to that one depraving quality. ..."
2. Introduction to Psychology by Robert Mearns Yerkes (1911)
"... certain olfactory and other qualities, confused almost beyond recognition, is a gustatory perception. From these examples of the technical application ..."
3. The Elements of Scientific Psychology by Knight Dunlap (1922)
"In the usual cases of gustatory perception, tactual data are also present, and are the bases of localization. ..."
4. Psychology as Applied to Education by Peter Magnus Magnusson (1913)
"Olfactory and gustatory perception. — Our olfactory and gustatory senses give us practically no space relations. Odors are often mistaken for flavors. ..."
5. The Senses of Insects by Auguste Forel (1908)
"Will found that the gustatory perception remains a rather long time. Insects clean their mouths for several minutes. When they are afterwards given pure ..."
6. The Functions of the Brain by David Ferrier (1886)
"It is therefore extremely probable that lesion of the centres of olfactory and gustatory perception and ideation in the left hemisphere may produce verbal ..."
7. Proceedings of the American Medico-Psychological Association Annual Meeting by American Medico-Psychological Association (1904)
"A similar condition of affairs is shown in the gustatory field in Case V. The false gustatory perception leading to the belief that the medicine was placed ..."