Definition of ageusia in English:

ageusia

noun

Medicine
  • Loss of the sense of taste; = ageustia.

    See also ageustia

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Mason Good (1764–1827), physician and surgeon. From scientific Latin ageusia from a- + ancient Greek γεῦσις sense of taste + scientific Latin -ia.

Pronunciation

ageusia

/əˈɡjuːsɪə//əˈɡjuːʃə/