ageusia(redirected from ageustia)
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a·geu·si·a(ə-gyo͞o′zē-ə, -zhē-ə, -zhə)
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.
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(Medicine) pathol lack of the sense of taste
[C20: from a-1 + Greek geusis taste]
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the partial or complete loss of the sense of taste. Also ageustia.See also: Disease and Illness
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