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Science, Optics




Smell

Olfaction

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 Anadama bread.
Anadama Bread

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see also
Taste

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Wikipedia

Olfaction (sense)
Categories: Olfaction | Flavors | Gustatory system
Odor
Olfactory fatigue
Olfactory system
Nose

Disorders of Olfaction


Anosmia – lack of ability to smell
Dysosmia – things smell differently than they should
Hyperosmia – an abnormally acute sense of smell
Hyposmia – decreased ability to smell
Olfactory Reference Syndrome – psychological disorder which causes the patient to imagine he has strong body odor
Parosmia – things smell worse than they should
Phantosmia – "hallucinated smell", often unpleasant in nature


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Red rose.

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Skunk hat.
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 Schematic diagram of a nose.

  Nose
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 "Smell" - Third  of a set of 5 engravings depicting the Senses. Jan Saenredam (1565–1607.

"Smell" - Third of a set of 5 engravings depicting the Senses
  Jan Saenredam (1565–1607)
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