GUSTATORY HALLUCINATION By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 This term is used to describe the false and enduring taste sensation, usually of bitterness or sourness. It is often attributable to tonic stimulation of taste cells or of the peripheral taste nerves. GUSTATORY HALLUCINATION: "Joe had a gustatory hallucination and could only taste bitterness." Related Psychology Terms TYPE IV CELL NEUROSURGERY GUSTATORY SYSTEM TYPE III CELL TASTE BUD TYPE II CELL GUILLAIN-BARRE SYNDROME TASTE PORE GUSTATORY STIMULUS FUNCTIONAL ELECTRIC STIMULATION (FES) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GUSTATORY HALLUCINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gustatory-hallucination/ (accessed August 20, 2019).