sapophore

sapophore

 [sap´o-for]
the group of atoms in the molecule of a compound that gives the substance its characteristic taste.

sapophore

(săp′ō-for) [L. sapor, taste, + Gr. phoros, bearing]
The component of a molecule that gives a substance its taste.

sapophore

the group of atoms in the molecule of a compound that gives the substance its characteristic taste.