- gustatory illusion
- Also known as taste illusion. The term gustatory illusion is indebted to the Latin noun gustus, which means taste. It is used to denote an aberrant taste sensation occurring in the presence of a tastant. The group of gustatory illusions comprises * dysgeusia, * hypergeusia, and * parageusia. The gustatory illusion is commonly classified as a * chemosensory disorder.ReferencesAckerman, B.H., Kasbekar, N. (1997). Disturbances of taste and smell induced by drugs. Pharmacotherapy, 17, 482-496.Schiffman, S.S., Gatlin, C.A. (1993). Clinical physiology of taste and smell. Annual Review of Nutrition, 13, 405-436.
Dictionary of Hallucinations. J.D. Blom. 2010.
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