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Definitions for anosmia
ænˈɒz mi ə, -ˈɒs-anos·mi·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anosmianoun

    absence of the sense of smell (as by damage to olfactory nasal tissue or the olfactory nerve or by obstruction of the nasal passages)


  1. anosmianoun

    Inability to smell; the inability to perceive odors.

  2. Etymology: From anosmia, based on ἀν- + ὀσμή.


  1. anosmia

    Anosmia is a medical condition characterized by a loss or impairment in the sense of smell, either partial or complete. This could be temporary or permanent, and may be caused by a variety of factors such as illness, injury, inflammation, or a congenital disorder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anosmianoun

    loss of the sense of smell

  2. Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. 'an priv. + 'osmh` smell.]

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  1. anomias

  2. amsonia

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anosmia in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anosmia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of anosmia in a Sentence

  1. Zara Patel:

    Patients who suffer from decreased or total loss of smell, called ‘hyposmia’ or ‘anosmia’ are deeply affected by this problem, compared to the other special senses, for example, loss of vision or hearing, the loss of smell is often thought of as relatively inconsequential, but this is far from the truth.

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