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ageusia

[uh-gyoo-zee-uh, -zhee-uh, -zhuh] /əˈgyu zi ə, -ʒi ə, -ʒə/
noun, Pathology
1.
loss or impairment of the sense of taste.
Also, ageustia
[uh-gyoo-stee-uh] /əˈgyu sti ə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < New Latin, equivalent to a-6 + geus- (variant stem of Greek geúesthai to taste) + -ia -y3
Related forms
ageusic
[uh-gyoo-zik, -sik] /əˈgyu zɪk, -sɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ageusia

ageusia

/eɪˈɡjuːsɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) lack of the sense of taste
Word Origin
C20: from a-1 + Greek geusis taste
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ageusia in Medicine

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

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