olfactory modality


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Noun1.olfactory modality - the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
nose - the sense of smell (especially in animals); "the hound has a good nose"