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ol·fac·to·ry

 (ŏl-făk′tə-rē, -trē, ōl-)
adj.
Of, relating to, or contributing to the sense of smell.

[Latin olfactōrius, used to sniff at, from olfactus, past participle of olfacere, to smell : olēre, to smell + facere, to do; see fact.]

olfactory

(ɒlˈfæktərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
(Physiology) of or relating to the sense of smell
n, pl -ries
(Anatomy) (usually plural) an organ or nerve concerned with the sense of smell
[C17: from Latin olfactus, past participle of olfacere, from olere to smell + facere to make]

ol•fac•to•ry

(ɒlˈfæk tə ri, -tri, oʊl-)

adj., n., pl. -ries. adj.
1. of or pertaining to the sense of smell.
n.
2. Usu., olfactories. an olfactory organ.
[1650–60; < Latin olfactōrius=olfac(ere) to smell at, sniff (ol(ēre) to smell (akin to odor) + facere to make, do)]

ol·fac·to·ry

(ŏl-făk′tə-rē, ōl-făk′tə-rē)
Relating to the sense of smell or the organs of smell.

olfactory

Relating to smell.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.olfactory - of or relating to olfaction
Translations
čichový
olfaktorisch
haju
szagló-szaglószervi
olfactorisch

olfactory

[ɒlˈfæktərɪ] ADJolfativo, olfatorio

olfactory

[ɒlˈfæktəri] adj [sense, nerve, system] → olfactif/ive

olfactory

adjGeruchs-, olfaktorisch (spec)

ol·fac·to·ry

a. olfatorio-a, rel. al sentido del olfato.
___ nervenervio olfatorio

olfactory

adj olfativo
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