ARRHINENCEPHALY (ARHINENCEPHALY)

a congenital defect attributed to abnormalities in the part of the brain associated with the sense of smell. In some forms of the condition, the olfactory lobe of the brain and/or the external olfactory organ may be absent or imperfectly developed on one or both sides of the body. Also known as arrhinencephalia.

ARRHINENCEPHALY (ARHINENCEPHALY): "A person with arrhinencephaly has a problem smelling due to the abnormal development of the olfactory area or actual nose."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ARRHINENCEPHALY (ARHINENCEPHALY)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/arrhinencephaly-arhinencephaly/ (accessed January 12, 2020).
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