Descriptor English: Ageusia
Descriptor Spanish: Ageusia
Descriptor ageusia
Entry term(s) ageusia histérica
ceguera para el sabor
pérdida del gusto
pérdida del sentido del gusto
Scope note: Pérdida completa o importante del sentido subjetivo del gusto, que con frecuencia se acompaña de TRASTORNOS DEL OLFATO.
Descriptor Portuguese: Ageusia
Descriptor French: Agueusie
Entry term(s): Ageusia, Hysterical
Ageusias, Hysterical
Hysterical Ageusia
Hysterical Ageusias
Loss of Taste
Taste Blindness
Taste Loss
Tree number(s): C10.597.751.861.184
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Complete or severe loss of the subjective sense of taste, frequently accompanied by OLFACTION DISORDERS.
Annotation: do not confuse with DYSGEUSIA, distortion of sense of taste
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 1991; see TASTE DISORDERS 1975-1990
History Note: 1991(1975)
DeCS ID: 374
Unique ID: D000370
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Ageusia - Preferred
Concept UI M0000568
Scope note Complete or severe loss of the subjective sense of taste, frequently accompanied by OLFACTION DISORDERS.
Preferred term Ageusia
Entry term(s) Loss of Taste
Taste Loss
Ageusia, Hysterical - Narrower
Concept UI M0336545
Preferred term Ageusia, Hysterical
Entry term(s) Ageusias, Hysterical
Hysterical Ageusia
Hysterical Ageusias
Hypogeusia - Broader
Concept UI M0336546
Preferred term Hypogeusia
Entry term(s) Hypogeusias
Taste-Blindness - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0336547
Preferred term Taste-Blindness
Entry term(s) Taste Blindness

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