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.
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.
the study of the sense of smell, especially its disorders. —osmonologist, n.
an abnormal fear of odors.
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.
a disorder of the sense of smell. Also called parosphresia, parosphresis