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Flavour is the sensory impression of a food or other substance, and is determined mainly by the chemical senses of taste and smell. The "trigeminal senses", which detect chemical irritants in the mouth and throat as well as temperature and texture, are also very important to the overall Gestalt of flavor perception. (Wikipedia)

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Organoleptic properties

This term is used for the following terms: 
Aroma (organoleptic property)
Taste of a substance

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