to taste


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to taste

In a quantity or to a degree that is suited to one's own personal tastes. Used especially in recipes when referring to seasonings. Season the stew with salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle the chopped parsley and cilantro on top, and serve.
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to ˈtaste

in the quantity that is needed to make something taste the way you prefer: Add salt and pepper to taste.
See also: taste
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To address this issue, a team of researchers including Di Lorenzo and former graduate student Michael Weiss aimed to detail the effects of obesity on responses to taste stimuli in the nucleus tractus solitarius, a part of the brain involved with taste processing.
Chemotherapy, antihistamines, antidepressants, inhalers, and blood pressure medications can interfere with your ability to taste, no matter your age.
"Most portions of the brain circuits that govern taste are hardwired at birth, except in the tongue, where the cells in our taste buds taste receptor cells connect to taste neurons," said Hojoon Lee, Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) in the US.
"Most portions of the brain circuits that govern taste are hardwired at birth, except in the tongue, where the cells in our taste buds - taste receptor cells - connect to taste neurons," said Hojoon Lee, Associate Research Scientist at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) in the US.
Doty says you can also strengthen your sense of smell, which is linked to taste, simply by sniffing around.
The animals regained their ability to taste sweet when the drug was flushed from the brain.
Executives at EVO Real Estate Group, a member of NAI Global, negotiated a 2,000 s/f lease to Taste Wine Co.
In order to better understand how our tongues are able to taste, the scientists engineered rats to have neurons (brain cells) that would fluoresce, or light up, when the cells were activated.
Many taste bud diagrams present distinct "taste-zones." It is now believed, however, that while there are differences to taste sensitivity around the tongue, the different tastes are perceived in any area taste buds exist.
Some people might also be born minus the ability to taste or even lose the ability to taste and smell, called chemosensory loss, at some stage.
The participant was informed of possible taste qualities and instructed to taste the samples from left to right.
"So, whereas a gradual loss of some ability to taste may accompany aging, a significant loss of taste or smell, especially if sudden, warrants medical investigation," Dr.
For fish, being able to taste things all over their body comes in handy.
But imagine for a moment living life without the ability to taste. For millions suffering from aguesia, a disorder characterized by the inability to taste, this is their way of life.
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