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those little round bud things aren't really your taste buds..your taste buds are actually underneath and they are too small for the naked eye to see. yes.. I'm good.. i learned that in my physiology class.

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Q: What do you do if you have bitten a taste bud on your tongue almost completely off?
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What does human blood taste like?

salty, almost metallic. If you have ever bitten your tongue hard enough to make it bleed, then it all becomes clear ;) (cool but not fun.) iron

What are the round almost flat bumps on my tongue?

taste buds.....hello!

Where are taste buds not found in the mouth?

Taste buds are only found on the tongue. They cover the top completely. There are sections for sweet, sour, salty, and bitter taste buds.

How does the place on your tongue affect what you taste?

the place on your tongue affects what you taste because of the different places on your tongue have different taste buds

How does the tongue recognize tastes?

The tongue has taste buds to recognise a taste. On the tip of the tongue you taste sweetness. After that on the sides we can taste sourness and saltyness.And at the back you can taste bitterness. Hope this helps.

Is taste buds on the bottom of your tongue?

No, There are no taste buds on the bottom of your tongue !

How does the tongue distinguish taste?

There are these things called taste buds on your tongue.

Where are the receptors on the tongue?

There are different types of receptors on the tongue. The tongue has it's very own set of touch receptors. Plus thousands of taste receptors scattered all through out the tongue, mouth and throat. There is a myth that certain areas of the tongue taste certain flavors, but that is completely false. It stemmed from a poorly translated antiquated German model.

Why can't you taste sweet at the backside of the tongue?

On the backside of your tongue you have no test buds to taste sweet taste.

How do you taste something?

Your tongue has taste buds. When you eat something, different sections of your tongue taste it depending on what it is.

What taste bud is in the back of the tongue?

Bitter taste buds are found at the back of the tongue. Sweet/salty taste buds are in the front of the tongue, sour taste buds are on both sides whereas the middle of the tongue has very few taste buds at all.

What taste is primarily detected on the back of the tongue?

on the back of the tongue it is the taste bitter.

How many taste buds are on your tongue?

The human tongue has about 10,000 taste buds.

What is the name of the bumps found in your tongue?

The bumps on your tongue are called taste buds. Taste buds are what taste your food.

How many taste buds are on the human tongue?

The human tongue has about 10,000 taste buds

About how many taste buds cover the tongue?

Their is an average of 10,000 taste buds on your tongue.

What can the tongue taste?

The tongue however does taste things that are: bitter, salty, sour and sweet.

What part of the tongue is sensitive to salty taste?

Tongue maps reveal that the tip of the tongue is the part that is the most sensitive to salty taste. However, recent research argues that tongue maps are not valid and that an individual's taste buds experience taste the same.

Functions of the tongue?

The tongue senses taste.

Taste receptors for sweet are found on the back of tongue?

taste receptors are found everywhere on the tongue. But, the tip of the tongue is more sensitive for sweet taste compared to all others.

What does the taste buds on the middle of the tongue do?

They taste.

Which part of tongue is sensitive to sour taste?

The sides of your tongue are the places that sense a sour taste.

Why does your taste bud hurt?

you may have bitten it

Do you taste with your tongue or nose?

Although the tongue is the major organ for detecting the flavors. You need both tongue and nose to taste and identify foods.

What is the tongue?

A tongue is a thing in your mouth that has taste buds that taste your food to taste if its bad or good your tongue is also the strongest muscle in your body but if you make your arms big then your arms will be bigger and stronger than your wimpy little tongue