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Taste Disorders MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Taste Disorders
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.861
C23.888.592.763.861
Unique ID
D013651
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013651
Scope Note
Conditions characterized by an alteration in gustatory function or perception. Taste disorders are frequently associated with OLFACTION DISORDERS. Additional potential etiologies include METABOLIC DISEASES; DRUG TOXICITY; and taste pathway disorders (e.g., TASTE BUD diseases; FACIAL NERVE DISEASES; GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE DISEASES; and BRAIN STEM diseases).
Entry Version
TASTE DIS
Entry Term(s)
Taste Disorder, Anterior Tongue
Taste Disorder, Posterior Tongue
Taste Disorder, Primary
Taste Disorder, Primary, Bitter
Taste Disorder, Primary, Salt
Taste Disorder, Primary, Sweet
Taste Disorder, Secondary
Taste Disorder, Secondary, Bitter
Taste Disorder, Secondary, Salt
Taste Disorder, Secondary, Sweet
Taste Dysfunction
Taste, Metallic
NLM Classification #
WI 212
Previous Indexing
Taste (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
1973
History Note
1973(1971)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Taste Disorders Preferred
Taste Disorder, Anterior Tongue Narrower
Taste Disorder, Posterior Tongue Narrower
Taste Disorder, Primary Narrower
Taste Disorder, Primary, Bitter Narrower
Taste, Metallic Narrower
Taste Disorder, Primary, Sweet Narrower
Taste Disorder, Secondary Narrower
Taste Disorder, Secondary, Bitter Narrower
Taste Disorder, Secondary, Salt Narrower
Taste Disorder, Secondary, Sweet Narrower
Taste Dysfunction Related
Taste Disorder, Primary, Salt Narrower
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