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Absence of the sense of smell, a symptom typical of frontal lobe brain tumours.

Anosmia types 
▪ Nasal—Odorants do not reach the olfactory receptors. 
▪ Olfactory —Destruction of receptors or axons.  
▪ Central—Olfactory pathway problems.
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, anosphresia (an-os-fra'zh(e-)a) [ ¹an- + Gr. osphresis, -osphrasia, sense of smell] Anosmia.
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