Medical Definition of Taste cells

1. Darkly staining cell's in a taste bud that appear to have extending into the gustatory pore long hair-like microvilli containing a number of closely packed microtubules; the taste cell's stand in synaptic contact with sensory nerve fibres of the facial, glossopharyngeal, or vagus nerves. Synonym: gustatory cells. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taste Cells

tast
tastable
tastant
tastants
taste
taste-maker
taste-tester
taste blindness
taste bud
taste buds
taste bulb
taste cell
taste cells (current term)
taste corpuscle
taste deficiency
taste hairs
taste like chicken
taste of one's own medicine
taste perception
taste pore
taste property
taste ridge
taste sensation
taste tester
taste threshold
tasteable
tastebud

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