olfaction

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English[edit]

Head anatomy with olfactory nerve.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin olfactus.

Noun[edit]

olfaction (plural olfactions)

  1. The sense of smell; the detection of airborne molecules.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin olfactus +‎ -ion.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔl.fak.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

olfaction f (plural olfactions)

  1. olfaction
    Synonym: odorat

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