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Anosmia MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Anosmia
Tree Number(s)
C10.597.751.600.500
C23.888.592.763.550.500
Unique ID
D000086582
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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 a cold, allergy, OLFACTORY NERVE DISEASES, viral RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS (e.g., COVID-19), aging and various neurological disorders (e.g., ALZHEIMER DISEASE).
Entry Term(s)
Hyposmia
Loss of Smell
Public MeSH Note
2021; for ANOSMIA see under OLFACTION DISORDERS (1963-2020)
History Note
2021(1963)
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2021/02/09
Anosmia Preferred
Hyposmia Related
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