- olfactory illusion
- Also known as smell illusion. The term olfactory illusion is indebted to the Latin verb ol(e)facere, which means to smell. It refers to an aberrant olfactory sensation experienced in the presence of an actual odour. The group of olfactory illusions comprises *dysosmia, *hyperosmia, and * parosmia. The olfactory illusion is commonly classified as a *chemosensory disorder.ReferencesAckerman, B.H., Kasbekar, N. (1997). Disturbances of taste and smell induced by drugs. Pharmacotherapy, 17, 482-496. Schiffman, S.S., Gatlin, C.A. (1993). Clinical physiology of taste and smell. Annual Review of Nutrition, 13, 405-436.
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