phantogeusia

phantogeusia

 [fan″to-gu´ze-ah]
continuous abnormal taste in the mouth, usually metallic or salty.
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phantogeusia

(fan″tŏ-gū′zē-ă, -joo′, ′sē-) [ phantom (1) + Gr. geusis, taste]
A hallucination in the sense of taste in which there is a sensation of taste that is not produced by an external stimulus.
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In medical jargon, a continuous abnormal taste--usually metallic or salty--is called phantogeusia. A strong metallic taste is an unpleasant side effect of many cancer drugs.