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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.
The external opening of a taste bud. Synonym: gustatory poreSee: taste
See also: pore
taste pore(tāst pōr) [TA]
Minute opening of taste bud on surface of oral mucosa through which gustatory hairs of specialized neuroepithelial gustatory cells project.