Many living forms, from bacteria to humans, can detect and discriminate a large number of chemicals in their environment. The major function is associated with food selection and consumption. In many species of fish, amphibians, humans, and other mammals, the sense organs of taste are clusters of cells called taste buds. In mammals they are found primarily on the tongue and soft palate with a smaller number in other areas of the oral cavity.
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