[dis-gyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]

noun Pathology.

an impairment of the sense of taste.

Origin of dysgeusia

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


[dĭs-gyōōzhə, -jōō-]


An impairment or dysfunction of the sense of taste.
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