Hyposmia is a reduced ability to smell and to detect odours. A related condition is anosmia, in which no odours can be detected. Some of the causes of olfaction problems are allergies, nasal polyps, viral infections and head trauma. It is estimated that up to 4 million people in the United States have hyposmia or the related anosmia. Based on late
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- lessened sensitivity to odors
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Hyposmia: A reduced ability to smell and to detect odors. Some people have anosmia and can detect no odors.
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Diminished sense of smell. ... Synonym: hyposphresia, olfactory hypesthesia. ... Origin: hypo-+ G. Osme, smell ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(hi-poz´me-ә) diminished sensitivity of the sense of smell.
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hyposmia 1. A defect in the sense of smell. 2. An abnormally deficient ability of smelling. 3. A reduced ability to detect and to recognize odors. A sniff of hope for people with damaged smelling capabilities There have been few treatments for the condition of the loss of the sense of smelling. There is now hope that a long-established asthma
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hī-poz′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Diminished sense of smell, due to transport disorders (in nasal obstruction) or to sensorineural disorders (affecting the olfactory neuroepithelium or the central olfactory neural pathways); may be both hereditary or aquired. It may be general to all odorants, partial to som
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