n. the lack of a sense of smell that may be confined to specific odors or general. The condition is generally associated with tumors in the frontal lobes, brain injuries in general, and other disorders. Also known as anomia- anosphresia.

ANOSMIA: "A person who lacks the ability to detect all or specific odors may be diagnosed with anosmia."
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