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Loss of the sense of smell.

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

an·os′mic adj.
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Adj.1.anosmic - relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smellanosmic - relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smell
2.anosmic - having impaired sense of smellanosmic - having impaired sense of smell  
impaired - diminished in strength, quality, or utility; "impaired eyesight"
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Given the importance we attribute to social chemosignaling, one may ask why aren~t anosmic individuals significantly socially impaired?
Consummatory behavior in intact and anosmic channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus to amino acids.
Brain single photon emission computed tomography in anosmic subjects after closed head trauma.
If you are anosmic, what you can do to begin with is accept the fact that you are one, adopt precautionary measures like having a smoke detector alarm fixed at home, among others and stay positive by not losing hope.
3) 9% anosmic 3% anosmic 13% hyposmic 7% hyposmic Irritant threshold 74% < 4 23% < 4 3.
These animals were rendered temporally anosmic by intranasal lavage with 4% zinc sulphate solution (Sigma Laboratories) on both days 1 and 3 before testing.
Prof Jacob said, "We certainly underestimate the importance of smell to our well-being - ask an anosmic (someone who has lost some or all of their sense of smell).
To further support this, no change in GABA transaminase (a sedative marker) occurred in anosmic rats, while modulation occurred in rats with olfaction intact.