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."
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