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anosmia

[ə′näz·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Absence of the sense of smell.
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First, 24 of 36 taste substances were used, and second, 20 substances which could be identified by more than 50% of normosmic subjects and by fewer than 50% of anosmic participants were assigned.
Although most anosmics who are not born with the condition can pinpoint what caused the loss of their sense - perhaps through trauma to the head, a sinus infection or nasal polyps - Karen is not sure what made her lose her ability to smell.
The results of this study revealed different functional connectivity networks for the PIR in anosmic patients before and after a 12-week olfactory training program.
With a major lack of awareness on this medical condition, it largely goes unreported and thereby, there are no accurate figures on the number of anosmics in India.
"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 believe that they can accurately classify people as: hyperosmic (very sensitive), hyposmic (the baseline category) and anosmic. This will help other researchers conduct analyses.
All of these patients were anosmic. Similar to our experience, Raivio et al (14) reported IHH patient with splicing mutation (c.C336T) which also affected exon 3.
Mice engineered to be lacking the Ggamma13 protein in their olfactory receptors were functionally anosmic - unable to smell.
set a higher cut-off point [greater than or equal to] 10 (out of 12) to differentiate elderly with normal cognition and aMCI and stated that scores [less than or equal to] 6 were anosmic [7].
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.
Ability to perceive androstenone can be acquired by ostensibly anosmic people.