Anosmic



absence or loss of the sense of smell.
noun
(pathol) loss of the sense of smell, usually as the result of a lesion of the olfactory nerve, disease in another organ or part, or obstruction of the nasal passages
n.

“loss of sense of smell,” 1811, Modern Latin, from Greek an-, privative prefix (see an- (1)), + osme “smell” (Doric odme), from *odsme, cognate with Latin odor (see odor).

anosmia an·os·mi·a (ān-ŏz’mē-ə)
n.
Loss of the sense of smell. Also called olfactory anesthesia.
an·os’mic adj.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Anosognosic epilepsy

    anosognosic epilepsy anosognosic epilepsy n. Epilepsy in which the individual is unaware of, or denies, the occurrence of seizures.

  • Anostosis

    anostosis anostosis an·os·to·sis (ān’ŏs-tō’sĭs) n. Failure of ossification.



  • Anospinal

    anospinal anospinal a·no·spi·nal (ā’nō-spī’nəl) adj. Relating to the anus and the spinal cord.

  • Another

    being one more or more of the same; further; additional: another piece of cake. different; distinct; of a different period, place, or kind: at another time; another man. very similar to; of the same kind or category as: What we need today is another Thomas Jefferson. one more; additional one: That first hot dog tasted […]



Disclaimer: Anosmic definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.