dysgeusia

[ dis-gyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ dɪsˈgyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun Pathology.

an impairment of the sense of taste.

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Origin of dysgeusia

dys- + Greek geûs(is) taste + -ia
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Medical definitions for dysgeusia

dysgeusia
[ dĭs-gyōōzhə, -jōō- ]

n.

An impairment or dysfunction of the sense of taste.
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