dysosmia


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dysosmia

 [dis-oz´me-ah]
distortion of the sense of smell.

dys·os·mi·a

(dis-oz'mē-ă),
Distortion or perversion in the perception of an odorant; an unpleasant perception may occur when a normally pleasant odor is present, or the perception may occur when no odorant is present (olfactory hallucination).
Synonym(s): parosmia, parosphresia
[dys- + G. osmē, smell]

dysosmia

Neurology A defect in the sense of smell. See Smell.

dys·os·mi·a

(dis-oz'mē-ă)
Altered sense of smell.
[dys- + G. osmē, smell]