Ageusia (pronounced ay-GOO-see-uh) is the loss of taste functions of the tongue, particularly the inability to detect sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness. It is typically a symptom of anosmia - a loss of the sense of smell. Because the tongue can only indicate texture and differentiate between sweet, sour, bitter and salty, most of what is perceived as the sense of taste is actually derived from smell. ...

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Dysgeusia is the distortion or decrease of the sense of taste. See also ...
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