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Synonyms for anosmic

relating to an impairment or loss of the sense of smell


having impaired sense of smell

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Karen still wears perfume, the same brand as before she became anosmic, but only because she "feels like [she] should wear it".
Losing a normal sense of smell or taste might sound trivial but only the anosmics would know how it affects their social lives and experiences.
Still, there were eight individuals in the WTC group whose odor identification ability was severely impaired and who were also classified as anosmic on the odor threshold test, a higher frequency than observed among the matched controls.
Some anosmics suffer from depression and their quality of life is severely affected - at the moment there is little that can be done to help them.
They continued to make disadvantageous decisions in a gambling test in which they would have won money by choosing the right cards (the control subjects quickly learned which cards were winners), and they were mildly anosmic on tests of odor identification.
It remains to be determined whether hoarders themselves have become anosmic (unable to detect odors as a result of a temporary or permanent impairment of their sense of smell) or simply acclimated to the conditions.
If a company wants to make pine cleaner for bathrooms and inadvertently tests its product on a person with an anosmic sense of smell, that person may barely perceive the alpha pinen, the active chemical responsible for the smell.
A similar conclusion was supported by some work on anosmic pigeons.
Animals were rendered anosmic by surgically removing the olfactory bulbs and tract rostral to the frontal cortex.
Mice engineered to be lacking the Ggamma13 protein in their olfactory receptors were functionally anosmic - unable to smell.
These 3 patients included 1 in the sinonasal category who improved from hyposmic to normosmic, 1 in the post-URTI category who improved from anosmic to hyposmic, and 1 in the post-traumatic category who remained anosmic.
SNI and SI were exposed to social stress with an anosmic intruder six (T1) and twenty one (T2) days after inoculation and their behavior was analyzed.