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anosmia

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noun an·os·mia \a-ˈnäz-mē-ə\

Definition of anosmia

  1. :  loss or impairment of the sense of smell

an·os·micplay \-mik\ adjective


Origin of anosmia

New Latin, from a- + Greek osmē smell — more at odor


First Known Use: 1797


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anosmia

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noun an·os·mia \a-ˈnäz-mē-ə\

Medical Definition of anosmia

  1. :  loss or impairment of the sense of smell

  2. an·os·mic \-mik\play adjective




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