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hyperosmia

Pronunciation: hi'per-oz'me-a

Definition: An exaggerated or abnormally acute sense of smell.

Synonym(s): olfactory hyperesthesia, hyperesthesia olfactoria

[hyper- + G. osme, sense of smell]

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