Glossary of Medical Terms

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1. One who tastes; especially, one who first tastes food or drink to ascertain its characteristic. "Thy tutor be thy taster, ere thou eat." (Dryden) 2. That in which, or by which, anything is tasted, as, a dram cup, a cheese taster, or the like. 3. One of a peculiar kind of zooids located on the polyp-stem of determined Siphonophora. They somewhat resemble the feeding zooids, but are destitute of mouths. See Siphonophora. Source: Websters Vocabulary
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