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Cacosmia (or kakosmia) is a disorder of olfactory perception, usually reflecting a neurological disorder in which normally pleasant smells are perceived as disgusting.

See alsoEdit

  • Other disorders of olfaction
    • Anosmia - lack of ability to smell
    • Hyposmia - decreased ability to smell
    • Phantosmia - "hallucinated smell", often unpleasant in nature
    • Dysosmia - things smell differently than they should
    • Hyperosmia - an abnormally acute sense of smell
  • Cacogusia - a disorder of gustation in which ordinarily palatable foods are perceived as disgusting.

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