anosmia

Type: Term Pronunciation: an-oz′mē-ă Definitions: 1. Loss or absence of the sense of smell. It may be: general to all odorants (total), partial to some odorants, or specific to one or more odorants; due to transport disorders (in nasal obstruction) or sensorineural disorders (affecting the olfactory neuroepithelium or the central ol
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anosmia

[n] - absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages)
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Anosmia

Inability to smell
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Anosmia

loss of sense of smell
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Anosmia

Loss of sense of smell.
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Anosmia

Anosmia: No sense of smell, due to loss of the sense of smell or failure for it to develop. Loss of the sense of smell can be due to a number of things including swelling within the nose that prevents odors from gaining access to the olfactory (smell) area. The swelling may be from a cold or allergy. Head trauma is also a cause of anosmia. Failure
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anosmia

Condition of being unable to smell. Can be transiently induced by osmic acid.
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Anosmia

A·nos'mi·a noun [ New Latin , from Greek 'an priv. + ... smell.] (Medicine) Loss of the sense of smell.
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anosmia

<symptom> The absence of the sense of smell, also called anosphrasia and olfactory anaesthesia. A symptom common to tumours of the frontal lobe of the cerebral hemispheres. ... (16 Dec 1997) ...
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anosmia

noun absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages)
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anosmia

(an-oz´me-ә) absence of the sense of smell. adj., anosmat´ic, anos´mic., adj.
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Anosmia

• (n.) Loss of the sense of smell.
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anosmia

(from the article `sensory reception, human`) ...easily when high humidity retards evaporation and dissipation of the odour. Perfumes contain chemicals called fixatives, added to retard ...
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anosmia

(an neg. + osm smell + -ia) absence of the sense of smell; called also anosphrasia and olfactory anaesthesia.
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anosmia

anosmia 1. The absence of the sense of smell; olfactory anesthesia. 2. The loss of the sense of smell, usually a result of either a disease of the olfactory mucousa with damage to olfactory end-organs, or to lesions of the olfactory nerve fibers and tracts. A common cause is a head injury with a division of olfactory nerve fibers as they traverse
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anosmia

anosmia, anosphresia Loss or absence of the sense of smell.
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Anosmia

Anosmia (pronounced ə) is a lack of functioning olfaction, or in other words, an inability to perceive odors. Anosmia may be temporary but traumatic anosmia can be permanent. Anosmia is not due to any inflammation of the nasal mucosa; blockage of nasal passages or a destruction of one temporal lobe. It can be caused by chronic meningitis and neur
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Anosmia

Anosmia is the inability to smell, or the loss of the sense of smell. It is usually the result of a lesion of the olfactory nerve, disease in another organ or part, or an obstruction of the nasal passages.
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