taste pore


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taste pore

[TA]
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.

taste pore

The external opening of a taste bud. Synonym: gustatory pore
See: 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.