loss in the sense of odor
- 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.
The failure associated with improvement and/or reduced the sense of smell.
"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.
(letter.) reduced the feeling of smell.