ageustia
The lack of a sense of taste, either literally or in opinions

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • ageustia — s. f. Enfraquecimento do sentido do paladar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ageustia — ‖ ageustia Med. (əˈgjuːstɪə) [Gr. ἀγευστία, f. ἄγευστος not tasting; f. ἀ not + γευστός vbl. adj., f. γεύειν to taste.] Loss of the sense of taste. in Mayne Exp. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

  • ageustia — SYN: ageusia. * * * ageus·tia (ə g sґte ə) ageusia …   Medical dictionary

  • ageustia —   n. Medicine, absence of sense of taste …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • ageusia — Loss or absence of the sense of taste. It may be: 1) general to all tastants (total), partial to some tastants, or specific to one or more tastants; 2) due to transport disorders (in access to the interior of the taste bud) or sensorineural… …   Medical dictionary

  • ageusia — ageusic /euh gyooh zik, sik/, adj. /euh gyooh zee euh, zhee euh, zheuh/, n. Pathol. loss or impairment of the sense of taste. Also, ageustia /euh gyooh stee euh/. [1840 50; < NL, equiv. to A 6 + geus (var. s. of Gk geúesthai to taste) + ia Y3] *… …   Universalium

  • ageusiac — noun /əˈɡjuːzɪæk,æˈɡjuːzɪæk/ A person who has no sense of taste, or who has lost the sense of taste. See Also: ageusia, ageustia …   Wiktionary

  • ageusia — s. f. Ageustia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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