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[dis-gyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /dɪsˈgyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Pathology
an impairment of the sense of taste.
Origin of dysgeusia
dys- + Greek geûs(is) taste + -ia Unabridged
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  • In addition, chemotherapy patients often describe dysgeusia in the early weeks after cessation of cytotoxic therapy.
dysgeusia in Medicine

dysgeusia dys·geu·si·a (dĭs-gyōō'zē-ə, -zhə, -jōō'-)
An impairment or dysfunction of the sense of taste.

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