The tongue is a muscular structure in the mouth of vertebrates.

It is an organ of the sense of taste and touch.

The tongue is designed to arrange food, so you can chew it, and then it moves it down the throat.

Tongue interesting facts

1. Taste buds on the tongue can define all known flavors: salty, sweet, sour, bitter and umami.

2. The human tongue has two parts: the mouth and the guttural.

3. Man can speak thanks to language.

4. Animals Pets, e.g. dogs, use their tongue to drink.

5. Some reptiles use their tongue as an olfactory organ.

6. Many animals use their tongue for the day of personal hygiene.

7. Some animals such as frog, catchy tongues.

8. The dog’s tongue is a large part of the body.

9. Showing one’s tongue or is often considered an offensive gesture.

10. In Tibet, a welcoming tongue is shown.

11. Tigers have a tongue as rough as sandpaper.

12. The tongue is the only muscle attached to only one side.

13. Byron Schlenker from New York in 2014 was entered in the Guinness Book of Records as the person with the most language in the world. Width up to 8 cm wide.

14. The giraffe’s tongue is meters long.

15. The tongue of the woodpecker is 10 cm long.

16. A chameleon has a tongue 3 times its period from its body.

17. Language gorilla tongue like bad.

18. The tongue of the blue whale can weigh as much as 3 tons.

19. Everyone has a different imprint of the tongue.

20. Chanel Tapper has twice the language of the average person. It is 9.75 cm long.

21. Tongue is the fastest healing in body form.

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Is it true that different parts of the tongue are responsible for the feeling of different tastes?

There are all kinds of taste buds all over the tongue. So you can feel every taste with every part of the tongue. Only the degree of sensitivity to a given taste of a particular part of the tongue may differ.

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Why are some medications administered by placing them under the tongue?

There is a very thin oral mucosa under the tongue. The administered drug quickly reaches the cardiovascular system, bypassing the gastrointestinal tract.

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Is the tongue the strongest muscle in a human?

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Why is the language not tiring even though you use it all the time?

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Why is he showing his tongue in the famous photo of Einstein?

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Why do snakes have a split tongue?

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Why does our language sometimes get confused?

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