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a sensation of bad smell not related to a specific odor, or associated with olfactory stimuli usually considered to be pleasant.
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cacosmia, kakosmia (ka-koz'me-a) [? + osme, smell]
1. An unpleasant odor.
2. Subjective perception of a disagreeable odor. See: parosmiaSee: olfactory hallucination
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