There are some interesting facts about the tongue
* It is made up of eight muscles.
* Tongues are four inches long on average.
* The color of a person’s tongue tells a story.
* Those bumps on your tongue are not taste buds.
* There are taste buds all over the tongue.
* There are thousands of taste buds on a person’s tongue.
* It can twist and roll.
* A short tongue can be due to attachment of connective tissue called the frenum holding the tongue back
* Taste of food is detected based on the location of the food on the tongue. Anterior 1/3rd of tongue detects sweetness. Middle 1/3rd detects saltiness. Posterior 1/3rd detects sourness. And the middle posterior portion detects bitterness.
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