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Unformatted text preview: lobe Olfactory cortex is involved in conscious perception of smell, intermediate olfactory with modulating smell, the medial olfactory area with visceral and emotional responses to smell Taste Associated with vallate, foliate and fungiform papillae Filiform papillae do not have taste buds Histology of Taste Buds o Buds consist of basal, supporting and taste cells o Taste cell have taste cells that extend into taste pores Function of taste: The Special Senses o Receptors on taste hair detect dissolved substances o 5 types of taste: salty, sour, bitter, umami Neuronal pathways for taste o Facial nerve carries taste sensations from the anterior 2/3 of tongue o Glosspharyngeal nerve from posterior 1/3 of tongue o Vagus nerve from epiglottis o Neural pathways for taste extend from medulla oblongata to thalamus to cerebral cortex...
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- Spring '11
- olfactory neurons, medial olfactory area, olfactory cortex, Olfactory bulb neurons, olfactory tracts