phantogeusia

noun
phan·​to·​geu·​sia | \ ˌfan-tə-ˈgyü-zē-ə How to pronounce phantogeusia (audio) , -ˈjü- How to pronounce phantogeusia (audio) , -sē- \

Medical Definition of phantogeusia

: an often metallic or salty taste in the mouth for which no external stimulus can be found

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“Phantogeusia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phantogeusia. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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