Functional equivalence of the two sides of the human tongue
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Taste sensitivity to sucrose and NaCl of the left and right side of the human tongue was compared. The results did not show a significant difference when the data of the whole experimental group were taken together. Analysis of the individual results showed that there was one exception: A female subject showed a quality-specific difference between left and right. A speculative explanation is offered for this result.
KeywordsThreshold Function Chemical Sens Taste Sensitivity Human Tongue Taste Response
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