olfactory agnosia

olfactory agnosia

inability to classify or identify an odorant, although the ability to distinguish between or recognize odorants may be normal; may be general, partial, or specific.
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olfactory agnosia

 Neurology An inability to recognize smells, a common finding in parietal lobe tumors. See Agnosia.
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ol·fac·to·ry ag·no·si·a

(ōl-fak'tŏr-ē ag-nō'zē-ă)
Inability to classify or identify an odorant, although the ability to distinguish between or recognize odorants may be normal; may be general, partial, or specific.
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Olfactory disorders (OD) are generally dichotomized in qualitative (parosmia, phantosmia, olfactory agnosia) and quantitative olfactory disorders (QODs: hyposmia, anosmia, hyperosmia).