ageusia


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a·geu·si·a

 (ə-gyo͞o′zē-ə, -zhē-ə, -zhə)
n.
Loss of the sense of taste.

[New Latin : Greek a-, without; see a-1 + geusis, sense of taste (from geuesthai, to taste; see geus- in Indo-European roots).]

a·geu′sic (-zĭk, -sĭk) adj.

ageusia

(eɪˈɡjuːsɪə)
n
(Medicine) pathol lack of the sense of taste
[C20: from a-1 + Greek geusis taste]

ageusia

the partial or complete loss of the sense of taste. Also ageustia.
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Moreover, there were no other symptoms of cranial nerve palsy, such as ageusia, facial palsy, reduced facial sensation, loss of gag reflex, and uvular deviation.
Sabe-se que os procedimentos adotados para o tratamento especifico do cancer de boca podem causar efeitos indesejaveis e/ou irreversiveis ao sistema estomatognatico, tais como xerostomia, fibrose dos tecidos irradiados, necrose de tecido osseo ou cartilagineo, perda de dentes, trismo, disfagia, disfonia, alteracao na articulacao da fala, ageusia ou hipogeusia e caries, comprometendo as funcoes de fonoarticulacao e dificuldades de degluticao de saliva e alimentos (19,21,26).
The medical condition ageusia affects which of the senses?
La ageusia es la ausencia de la percepcion de uno o mas sabores basicos (salado, dulce, amargo o acido); la hipogeusia es la disminucion de la sensibilidad frente a algunas o todas las sustancias gustativas y la disgeusia es aquella en la que se presenta una distorsion en la percepcion de un sabor (2).
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Then there is hypogeusia, where the ability to taste itself is reduced and ageusia, which is the complete inability to taste.
2002) A new specific ageusia some humans cannot taste L-glutamate.
Side Effects of Cancer Therapy Radiation Therapy Alterations in pigmentation of skin, including white patches (vitiligo) or tanning Loss of hair (alopecia) Subcutaneous changes * Telangiectasia (dilated capillaries or "spider veins") * Fibrosis * Edema (swelling) Acute mucositis Xerostomia (hyposalivation or dry mouth) and changes in quality of saliva Candidiasis (fungal overgrowth) Hypogeusia, dysgeusia, or ageusia (partial loss, changes in perception, or complete loss of taste, respectively) Dental caries Osteoradionecrosis Soft tissue necrosis (mucosal ulcer) Chemotherapy Acute mucositis Xerostomia and changes in quality of saliva Hemorrhage Candidiasis Table III.