osmesis


osmesis
SYN: olfaction. [G. o., smelling]

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os·me·sis (oz-meґsis) olfaction (def. 2).

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  • osmesis — os·me·sis …   English syllables

  • osmesis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Olfaction — The sense of smell. Olfactory apparatus: The whole system needed to have a sense of smell. * * * 1. The sense of smell. SYN: smell (2). 2. The act of smelling. SYN: osmesis, osphresis. [L. ol facio, pp. factus, to smell] * * * ol·fac·tion äl fak… …   Medical dictionary

  • osmatic —   a. relying on smell for orientation.    ♦ osmesis, n. act of smelling.    ♦ osmics, n. study of sense of smell.    ♦ osmidrosis, n. secretion of strong smelling perspiration …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • osmetic — adjective see osmesis …   Useful english dictionary


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