hypergeusia

[ hahy-per-gyoo-zee-uh, -zhee uh, -zhuh ]

noun
  1. Medicine/Medical. a condition in which the sense of taste is abnormally acute:Hypergeusia is difficult to quantify but is rarely a symptom that requires medical attention.

Origin of hypergeusia

1
First recorded in 1855–60; hyper- + Greek geûs(is) “taste” + -ia

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