parosmia definition

  • noun:
    • A distortion of the sense of scent, such as smelling smells that are not present.
    • A distorted sense of smell, often causing phantom, non-existent, and mostly unpleasant, smells.
    • In pathology, a perversion of feeling of scent; olfactory illusion.

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "parosmia"
    • Note that phantosmia is different from…
    • View More
53 votes

How would you define parosmia?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!