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Descriptor English: Anosmia
Descriptor Spanish: Anosmia
Descriptor Portuguese: Anosmia
Descriptor French: Anosmie
Entry term(s): Hyposmia
Hyposmias
Loss of Smell
Smell Loss
Tree number(s): C10.597.751.600.500
C23.888.592.763.550.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000086582
Scope note: Complete or severe loss of the subjective sense of smell. Loss of smell may be caused by many factors such as cold, allergy, OLFACTORY NERVE DISEASES; viral RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS (e.g., COVID-19), aging and various neurological disorders (e.g., ALZHEIMER DISEASE).
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2021; for ANOSMIA see under OLFACTION DISORDERS (1963-2020)
History Note: 2021(1963)
DeCS ID: 59580
Unique ID: D000086582
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Date Established: 2021/01/01
Date of Entry: 2020/07/07
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Anosmia - Narrower
Concept UI M0001280
Scope note Complete or severe loss of the subjective sense of smell. Loss of smell may be caused by many factors such as cold, allergy, OLFACTORY NERVE DISEASES; viral RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS (e.g., COVID-19), aging and various neurological disorders (e.g., ALZHEIMER DISEASE).
Preferred term Anosmia
Entry term(s) Loss of Smell
Smell Loss
Hyposmia - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000732706
Preferred term Hyposmia
Entry term(s) Hyposmias



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