heterosmia

al·lot·ri·os·mi·a

(al-ot-rē-oz'mē-ă),
Incorrect recognition of odors.
Synonym(s): heterosmia
[G. allotrios, foreign, + osmē, smell]
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heterosmia

(het?e-roz'me-a) [hetero- + Gr. osme, a smell]
The consistent perception of an inappropriate smell when an odorant is inhaled. The smell perceived is unusual and unexpected but not unpleasant.
Synonym: allotriosmia
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