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olfaction definition

  • noun:
    • The sense of odor.
    • The act or procedure for smelling.
    • the sense of smell; the detection of airborne molecules
    • The good sense by which the impressions made on olfactory organs by the odorous particles when you look at the environment are thought of.
    • The feeling of odor or professors of smelling; an olfactory work or process; smell; scent.
    • the faculty that permits us to differentiate scents
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