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 (ŏl′făk-tŏm′ĭ-tər, ōl′-)
An apparatus for measuring the acuity of the sense of smell.

ol·fac′to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
ol′fac·tom′e·try n.
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(Chemistry) chem another name for odorimetry
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Gas chromatography olfactometry analysis of beef meat originating from differently fed Belgian Blue, Limousin and Aberdeen Angus bulls.
Olfactometry bioassays were performed at the Entomology Laboratory.
The use of gas chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry and olfactometry technology (GC-MS/O) was proposed by Fuller et al.
The reduction of offensive odor from NR using zinc-modified bentonite was investigated using an olfactometry method.
Nowadays, the most used methodology for odor emission assessment is dynamic olfactometry. This technique allows to obtain measurements of odor concentrations but is not addressed to discriminate each odoractive compound and the relative contribution to the overall odor concentration.
Phenolic compounds are important odorants in lamb meat and have been described as spicy in a gas chromatography olfactometry [37], so they might contribute to the spicy flavour found in the sensory analysis of the present study.
Impact of gas chromatography and mass spectrometry combined with gas chromatography and olfactometry for the sex differentiation of Baccharis articulata by the analysis of volatile compounds.
(27) In 40 patients aged 18 to 59 years who under-went olfactometry with the Sniffin' Sticks test, significant improvements in all olfactory function parameters were detected at 1 month.
Cadwallader, "Roasted chicory aroma evaluation by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry/ olfactometry," Journal of Food Science, vol.
The variety was less than aroma detected in light aroma type liquors by means of gas chromatography" olfactometry coupled with mass spectrometry, which was a total of 66 aroma compounds (Gao, Fan & Xu, 2014).