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ageusia, ageustia

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(ă-gū′zē-ă )


[a- + Gr. geuesthai, to taste]
Absence, partial loss, or impairment of the sense of taste.
SEE: dysgeusia; SEE: hypergeusesthesia; SEE: hypogeusia

Ageusia may be caused by disease of the chorda tympani or of the gustatory fibers, excessive use of condiments, the effect of certain drugs, aging, or lesions involving sensory pathways or taste centers in the brain.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Ageusia, Ageustia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763989/all/ageusia__ageustia.
Ageusia, ageustia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763989/all/ageusia__ageustia. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Ageusia, ageustia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763989/all/ageusia__ageustia
Ageusia, Ageustia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/763989/all/ageusia__ageustia.
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