parageusia

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parageusia

 [par″ah-goo´zhah]
perversion of the sense of taste. adj., adj parageu´sic.

dys·geu·si·a

(dis-gū'sē-ă),
Distortion or perversion in the perception of a tastant. An unpleasant perception may occur when a normally pleasant taste is present, or the perception may occur when no tastant is present (gustatory hallucination).
Synonym(s): parageusia
[dys- + G. geusis, taste]

parageusia

/para·geu·sia/ (-goo´zhah)
1. perversion of the sense of taste.
2. a bad taste in the mouth.

parageusia

[-jo̅o̅′sē·ə]
a disorder involving the sense of taste.

par·a·geu·si·a

(par'ă-gū'sē-ă)
Disordered or abnormal sense of taste.
[para- + G. geusis, taste]