ageusia

ageusia

[uh-gyoo-zee-uh, -zhee-uh, -zhuh]
noun Pathology.
loss or impairment of the sense of taste.
Also, ageustia [uh-gyoo-stee-uh] .


Origin:
1840–50; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to a-6 + geus- (variant stem of Greek geúesthai to taste) + -ia -y3

ageusic [uh-gyoo-zik, -sik] , adjective
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ageusia (eɪˈɡjuːsɪə)
 
n
pathol lack of the sense of taste
 
[C20: from a-1 + Greek geusis taste]

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ageusia a·geu·si·a (ə-gyōō'zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō'-)
n.
Loss of the sense of taste.

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