5. Taste and smell

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5.1. Taste.

 

We taste food and drink with our tongue. The surface of our tongue is full of small dots called taste buds. We use these to distinguish flavours.

We distinguish four different flavours: sweet, salty, sour and bitter.



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5.2. Smell

When we breathe, air goes in through our nose. We also use our nose to distinguish different smells. Our nose is our organ of smell.

Animals can smell better than people. For example, dogs can find somebody who is lost by following a trail.



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Taste.

 

                        We taste food and drink with our tongue. The surface of our tongue is full of small dots called . We use these to distinguish flavours.

 

            We distinguish four different flavours: , salty, and bitter.

 


Smell

                        When we breathe, air goes in through our . We also use our nose to distinguish different . Our is our organ of smell.

 

            Animals can better than people. For example, dogs can find somebody who is lost by following a trail.

 

  

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