298. Odors


anosmia
Medicine. the absence of the sense of smell; olfactory anesthesia. Also called anosphrasia . — anosmic, adj.
halitosis
bad breath; an unpleasant odor emanating from the mouth.
mephitis
a rank or foul smell, especially one rising from the earth, as from a swamp. — mephitic, mephitical, adj.
myropolist
Obsolete, a dealer in perfume or unguents.
olfactology
the branch of medical science that studies the sense of smell. — olfactologist, n.
olfactophobia
osmophobia.
osmatism
the ability to perceive odors. — osmatic, adj.
osmidrosis
an abnormal condition in which the sweat has a very strong odor.
osmonosology
Medicine. the study of the sense of smell, especially its disorders. — osmonologist, n.
osmophobia
an abnormal fear of odors.
osphresiology
Medicine. the sum of information concerning odors and olfaction. Also called osmology .
osphresiophilia
an inordinate love of smells.
osphresiophobia
an abnormal dislike of odors.
oxyosphresia
heightened acuteness of the sense of smell.
parosmia
Medicine. a disorder of the sense of smell. Also called parosphresia, parosphresis .

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