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an·os·mi·a

 (ăn-ŏz′mē-ə)
n.
Loss of the sense of smell.

[New Latin : Greek an-, without; see a-1 + Greek osmē, odor.]

an·os′mic adj.

anosmia

(ænˈɒzmɪə; -ˈɒs-)
n
(Pathology) pathol loss of the sense of smell, usually as the result of a lesion of the olfactory nerve, disease in another organ or part, or obstruction of the nasal passages
[C19: from New Latin, from an- + Greek osmē smell, from ozein to smell]
anosmatic, anˈosmic adj

an•os•mi•a

(ænˈɒz mi ə, -ˈɒs-)

n.
absence or loss of the sense of smell.
[1805–15; < Greek an- an-1 + osm(ḗ) smell + -ia -ia]
an•os•mat•ic (ˌæn əzˈmæt ɪk) an•os′mic, adj.

anosmia

Medicine. the absence of the sense of smell; olfactory anesthesia. Also called anosphrasia. — anosmic, adj.
See also: Odors
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anosmia - absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages)anosmia - absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages)
dysomia - impairment of the sense of smell
Translations

an·os·mi·a

[MIM*301700]
n. anosmia, falta de olfato.
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