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Taste Buds MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Taste Buds
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.500.885.779
A08.675.650.915.500.800
A08.800.950.500.800
A09.846
A11.671.650.915.500.800
A14.549.885.779
Unique ID
D013650
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013650
Annotation
chemoreceptors on the tongue, palate & pharynx
Scope Note
Small sensory organs which contain gustatory receptor cells, basal cells, and supporting cells. Taste buds in humans are found in the epithelia of the tongue, palate, and pharynx. They are innervated by the CHORDA TYMPANI NERVE (a branch of the facial nerve) and the GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE.
NLM Classification #
WI 212
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Taste Buds Preferred
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