Definition of parageusia in English:

parageusia

noun

Medicine
  • Originally: any disorder of the sense of taste. In later use: specifically illusory perception of taste.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

parageusia

/ˌparəˈɡjuːsɪə//ˌparəˈɡjuːʃə/