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ageusia (uh GYOO see uh), ageustia (uh GYOOS tia) (s) (noun); ageusias, ageustias (pl)
Absence or impairment of the sense of taste; it may be a result of a disorder in the gustatory apparatus (i.e. the taste buds): Ageusia is the inability to taste sweet, sour, bitter, or salty substances.
Ageusias may be seen in psychiatric conditions, particularly in depressed patients who complain that food is tasteless.
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