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Medical Term:

taste pore

 

Definition: the minute opening of a taste bud on the surface of the oral mucosa through which the gustatory hairs of the specialized neuroepithelial gustatory cells project.

Synonym(s): porus gustatoriusTA, gustatory pore

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