microsmatic


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Related to microsmatic: hemianosmia

microsmatic

(ˌmaɪkrɒzˈmætɪk)
adj
(Biology) (of humans and certain animals) having a poor sense of smell
[from micro- + Greek osmē smell]
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Furthermore, interpretation of some behaviors is confounded because they are related to olfaction in macrosmatic species such as rodents and carnivores, and it is not clear that these behaviors have counterparts in microsmatic species like man.