hypogeusia

[ hahy-puh-gyoo-zee-uh, -zhee uh, -zhuh; hahy poh- ]

noun
  1. Medicine/Medical. a condition in which the sense of taste is reduced:Dryness of the mouth from inadequate saliva can result in hypogeusia.

Origin of hypogeusia

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

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