parosmia

parosmia

[puh-roz-mee-uh]
noun Pathology.
a disorder of the sense of smell, especially the perception of odors that are not present.

Origin:
1815–25; par- + Greek osm() smell + -ia

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parosmia (pæˈrɒzmɪə)
 
n
any disorder of the sense of smell
 
[C19: from para-1 + Greek osmē smell]

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parosmia pa·ros·mi·a (pə-rŏz'mē-ə)
n.
A distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odors that are not present.

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