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occurs when the taste of a certain food is associated with symptoms caused by a toxic, spoiled, or poisonous substance; generally caused after ingestion of the food causes nausea, sickness, or vomiting. The ability to develop a taste aversion is considered an adaptive trait or survival mechanism that trains the body to avoid poisonous substances (e.g., poisonous berries) before they can cause harm.
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MChen about three years ago.

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NIH Toolbox Taste Intensity Test
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"Initial definition retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taste_aversion"
NPicchetti (about three years ago)

Term History

REVISION 3

Definition contributed by BGregory about three years ago:occurs when the taste of a certain food is associated with symptoms caused by a toxic, spoiled, or poisonous substance; generally caused after ingestion of the food causes nausea, sickness, or vomiting. The ability to develop a taste aversion is considered an adaptive trait or survival mechanism that trains the body to avoid poisonous substances (e.g., poisonous berries) before they can cause harm.

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Definition contributed by BGregory about four years ago:occurs when the taste of a certain food is associated with symptoms caused by a toxic, spoiled, or poisonous substance; generally caused after ingestion of the food causes nausea, sickness, or vomiting. The ability to develop a taste aversion is considered an adaptive trait or survival mechanism that trains the body to avoid poisonous substances (e.g., poisonous berries) before they can cause harm. (from Wikipedia)

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Definition contributed by SAdministrator about five years ago:No definition submitted yet

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