OBO ID: ZFA:0001074
Term Name: taste bud Search Ontology:
  • taste buds
Definition: Pear or onion-shaped intraepithelial sensory endorgans. They sit on a small dermal papilla and consist of modified epithelial cells of different types. The taste buds are located in the mouth, in the oropharyngeal cavity, on the head and on the barbels. They are innervated by either the facial (VII), the glossopharyngeal (IX), or the vagal (X) cranial nerve. (1)
Appears at: Larval:Protruding-mouth (72.0h-96.0h, 3.5mm)
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • TAO:0001074
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
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