- Medicine. the absence of the sense of smell; olfactory anesthesia. Also called anosphrasia . —anosmic, adj.
- bad breath; an unpleasant odor emanating from the mouth.
- a rank or foul smell, especially one rising from the earth, as from a swamp. —mephitic, mephitical, adj.
- Obsolete, a dealer in perfume or unguents.
- the branch of medical science that studies the sense of smell. —olfactologist, n.
- the ability to perceive odors. —osmatic, adj.
- an abnormal condition in which the sweat has a very strong odor.
- Medicine. the study of the sense of smell, especially its disorders. —osmonologist, n.
- an abnormal fear of odors.
- Medicine. the sum of information concerning odors and olfaction. Also called osmology .
- an inordinate love of smells.
- an abnormal dislike of odors.
- heightened acuteness of the sense of smell.
- Medicine. a disorder of the sense of smell. Also called parosphresia, parosphresis .
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