anosmatic


anosmatic
adj. [Gr. an, without; osme, smell]
Lacking or impairment of the sense of smell.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • anosmatic — an·os·mat·ic .an (.)äz mat ik, .an əz adj lacking the sense of smell …   Medical dictionary

  • anosmatic — adj. pertaining to the loss of the sense of smell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anosmatic — an·os·mat·ic …   English syllables

  • anosmatic — adjective relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smell • Syn: ↑anosmic • Pertains to noun: ↑anosmia, ↑anosmia (for: ↑anosmic) • Derivationally related forms: ↑anosm …   Useful english dictionary

  • anosmia — anosmatic /an euhz mat ik/, anosmic, adj. /an oz mee euh, os /, n. Pathol. absence or loss of the sense of smell. [1805 15; < NL < Gk an AN 1 + osm(é) smell (akin to ózein to smell) + ia IA] * * * …   Universalium

  • anosmic — adjective 1. relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smell • Syn: ↑anosmatic • Pertains to noun: ↑anosmia (for: ↑anosmatic), ↑anosmia • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anosmia — No sense of smell, due to loss of the sense of smell or failure for it to develop. Loss of the sense of smell can be due to a number of things including swelling within the nose that prevents odors from gaining access to the olfactory (smell)… …   Medical dictionary

  • osmatic — SYN: olfactory. [G. osme, smell] * * * os·mat·ic (oz matґik) [Gr. osmasthai to smell] 1. olfactory. 2. having a sense of smell; applied to a category of animals subdivided further into macrosmatic and microsmatic. Cf. anosmatic …   Medical dictionary

  • anosmia — /æˈnɒzmiə/ (say a nozmeeuh) noun loss of the sense of smell. {New Latin, from Greek an an 1 + stem of osmē smell + ia ia} –anosmatic /ænəzˈmætɪk/ (say anuhz matik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary


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