Are nerves present in tongue or not?

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Tongue nerves

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    ANSWER : Yes !!! Nerves are present in tongue ... EXPLANATION : The tongue has many nerves that help to detect and transmit taste signals to the brain. Therefore, all parts of the tongue can detect four common tastes ( sweet, sour, bitter, and salty ). Tiny bumps called papillae in tongue give the tongue its rough texture. Many of these taste buds cover the surfaces of the papillae. Taste buds have nerve-like cells that connect to nerves running into the brain....

    • 13 Oct 2017 @ 10:29

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