American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odors that are not present.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a perversion of the sense of smell; olfactory illusion.
- New Latin : par(a)-1 + Greek osmē, smell. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Note that phantosmia is different from another disorder of sense of smell, known as parosmia, in which a smell is present in your environment but is distorted.”
“When the temporal lobe seizes, as it might during an epileptic incident, the onset is frequently marked by phantom smells, a condition called phantosmia (not to be confused with parosmia in which a present smell is distorted).”
“However, occasionally patients may also present with parosmia (a distortion of the sense of smell), phantosmia (smelling things that aren't there), or permanent damage of the olfactory system.”
“A Practical Guide on Pharmacovigilance for Beginners parosmia, taste perversion, abnormal visual accommodation, and xerophthalmia.”
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