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'''Taste disorders''' can arise due to problems in the collection and processing of [[taste]] information. This may occur with the [[taste buds]] on the [[tongue]], with the activity of the [[sensory neurons]] or at the point of central processing
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'''Taste disorders''' can arise due to problems in the collection and processing of [[taste]] information. This may occur with the [[taste buds]] on the [[tongue]], with the activity of the [[sensory neurons]] or at the point of central processing. These disorders include:
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* [[Ageusia]] (complete loss of taste)
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* [[Hypogeusia]] (reduced sense of taste)
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* [[Dysgeusia]] (distortion in sense of taste)
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* [[Parageusia]] (persistent abnormal taste)
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* [[Hypergeusia]] (abnormally heightened sense of taste)
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==See also==
 
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*[[Chemoreceptors]]
 
*[[Chemoreceptors]]
 
*[[Sense organs]]
 
*[[Sense organs]]
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*[[Taste Addiction Disorder]]
 
*[[Taste perception]]
 
*[[Taste perception]]
   
[[Category:Sensory organ disorders]]
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==References==
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[[Category:Gustation]]
 
[[Category:Gustation]]
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[[Category:Sensory organ disorders]]
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[[Category:Taste perception]]

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Taste disorders can arise due to problems in the collection and processing of taste information. This may occur with the taste buds on the tongue, with the activity of the sensory neurons or at the point of central processing. These disorders include:


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