hyperosmia


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hyperosmia

(ˌhaɪpəˈɒzmɪə)
n
(Pathology) an abnormally acute sense of smell
[C20: from hyper- + Greek osmē odour]
Translations

hy·per·os·mi·a

n. hiperosmia, sensibilidad olfativa exagerada.
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Similarly dysfunctions of the hypothalamus and limbic system are also accused of the premonitory symptoms, such as nausea, depression, polydipsia, sexual excitement, nervousness, and hyperosmia, that precede migraine attacks (22,23).
Hyperosmia is an increased sensitivity to smell and can be a characteristic of someone with a neurotic or histrionic personality.
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