parageusia

[ par-uh-gyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌpær əˈgyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /

noun

an abnormal or hallucinatory sense of taste.

Origin of parageusia

1895–1900; < New Latin, equivalent to para- para-1 + Greek geûs(is) taste + Latin -ia -ia
Related formspar·a·geu·sic [par-uh-gyoo-zik, -sik] /ˌpær əˈgyu zɪk, -sɪk/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for parageusia

parageusia

[ păr′ə-gyōōzhə, -jōō- ]

n.

A disordered or abnormal sense of taste.
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