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gustatory hallucination, gustatory phantasma
1. A false tase sensation of either food or beverage on the mucous membrane lining the empty mouth.
2. A reference to a taste sensation occurring in the absence of proper taste receptors.

Gustatory hallucinations tend to last over a period of time as unpleasant taste sensations of bitter, sour, sweet, disgusting, etc.

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