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  • Diagram of the old view of human's tongue taste sections.
    Rights: The University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato Published 1 February 2011 Size: 79 KB Referencing Hub media

    Scientists once believed that the tongue was divided into strictly defined sections. We now know that there are 2 main taste areas and that you can taste all taste compounds everywhere on your tongue, as long as you stimulate taste receptor cells.

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