publication . Article . 2008

Comparison on taste threshold between adult male white cigarette and clove cigarette smokers using Murphy clinical test method

Ronald Reyses Tapilatu; Edeh Rolleta Haroen; Rosiliwati Wihardja;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2008 Journal: Padjadjaran Journal of Dentistry, volume 20 (issn: 1979-0201, eissn: 2549-6212, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Padjadjaran
<jats:p>The habit of smoking white cigarettes and clove cigarettes may affect the gustatory function, that is, it will cause damage to taste buds, resulting in an increase in gustatory threshold. This research used the descriptive comparative method and had the purpose of obtaining an illustration of gustatory threshold and compare gustatory threshold in white cigarette smokers and clove cigarette smokers in young, male adults. For gustatory threshold evaluation, the Murphy method was used to obtain a value for perception threshold and taste identification threshold using sucrose solution of 0.0006 M-0.06 M concentration. Research results indicate that the perce...
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Medical Subject Headings: respiratory tract diseasesbehavior and behavior mechanisms
free text keywords: White cigarette smokers, clove cigarette smokers, gustatory threshold, Murphy method., Taste Threshold, Adult male, Taste, Toxicology, Sucrose solution, Medicine, business.industry, business, Physiology, lcsh:Dentistry, lcsh:RK1-715
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