parosmia


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parosmia

 [par-oz´me-ah]
perversion of the sense of smell.
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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]
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parosmia

(pə-rŏz′mē-ə)
n.
A distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odors that are not present.
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parosmia

Audiology Any disorder or perversion of the sense of smell, especially a perception of nonexistent odors
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par·os·mi·a

(par-oz'mē-ă)
Any disorder of the sense of smell, especially subjective perception of nonexistent odors.
[para + G. osmē, sense of smell]
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