meaning of Anosmia

Anosmia meaning in General Dictionary

loss in the sense of odor

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  • absence of the feeling of odor (as by injury to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of nasal passages)
  • reduced the sense of odor.

Anosmia meaning in Medical Dictionary

The failure associated with improvement and/or reduced the sense of smell.

Anosmia meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"loss of feeling of smell," 1811, Modern Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + osme "odor" (Doric odme), from *odsme, cognate with Latin smell (identify odor) + abstract noun ending -ia.

Anosmia meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) reduced the feeling of smell.