sense of taste
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Gustatory sense (anatomy)
GUSTATORY SENSE ANATOMY The gustatory receptors, which refers to the receptors which initiate the sense of taste, is found within the taste buds. They are highly specialized epithelial cells. They cluster together in the taste buds and are quite responsive to chemical stimuli, thus categorizing them as chemoreceptors. The glossopharyngeal nerve more...
Pernicious anemia (diseases)
Pernicious anemia is one of the most common causes of Vitamin B12 deficiency in adults. It is also known as Biermer’s anaemia, Macrocytic achylic anemia, and Addison’s anaemia. PERNICIOUS ANEMIA DEFINITION It is a form of megaloblastic anemia, which is a disorder of the blood where a person's red blood cells become more...