[ uh-gyoo-zee-uh, -zhee-uh, -zhuh ]
/ əˈgyu zi ə, -ʒi ə, -ʒə /
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loss or impairment of the sense of taste.
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Also a·geu·sti·a [uh-gyoo-stee-uh]. /əˈgyu sti ə/.
Origin of ageusia
OTHER WORDS FROM ageusiaa·geu·sic [uh-gyoo-zik, -sik], /əˈgyu zɪk, -sɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ageusia
/ (eɪˈɡjuːsɪə) /
pathol lack of the sense of taste
Word Origin for ageusia
C20: from a- 1 + Greek geusis taste
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Medical definitions for ageusia
[ ə-gyōō′zhə, -jōō′- ]
Loss of the sense of taste.
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