retronasal

ret·ro·na·sal

(ret'rō-nā'zăl),
Posterior nasal; relating to the posterior nares.

retronasal

(rĕt″rō-nā′zăl) [L. retro, back, + nasus, nose]
Pert. to or situated at the back part of the nose.

ret·ro·na·sal

(ret'rō-nā'zăl)
Posterior nasal; relating to posterior nares.
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Development of inosine monophosphate and its degradation products during aging of pork of different qualities in relation to basic taste and retronasal flavor perception of the meat.
The retronasal route, however, requires a retrograde direction starting from the oral cavity, continuing through the nasopharynx and choana and ending at the olfactory mucosa (6).
Because flavor perception appears to come from the mouth, we call it taste rather than retronasal olfaction.
For Korean, the taste related descriptive language was the sensory stimulations in mouth that might be related to taste and retronasal sensation.
Over two more sessions, panelists again were given the wines to taste blind and were asked to indicate the orthonasal (sniffing) or retronasal (aromas during exhale) presence of their defined attributes on a checklist.
Such an environment involves saliva (Matlin & Foley, 1996), retronasal smell (Sun & Halpern, 2005) and tactile information (Purves et al., 2004).
The ayurvedic physicians agree that the Sanskrit term rasa designates not only the taste or gustatory sensation perceived through the oral taste buds, but also the flavor experienced by retronasal olfaction [203].
to popular perception, this scent detection is retronasal: molecules
Retronasal smell, which is smelling from behind the nose comes into play when food is chewed and volatile molecules are released in the process.
These volatile aromatics reach the olfactory epithelium via the nose during normal breathing (orthonasal olfaction) or via the nasopharangeal passage during mastication when air is exhaled through the natural action of swallowing (retronasal olfaction).