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 (ôr′gə-nō-lĕp′tĭk, ôr-găn′ə-)
1. Relating to perception by a sensory organ.
2. Involving the use of sense organs: organoleptic tests.

[French organoleptique : Greek organo-, organo- + Greek lēptikos, receptive (from lēptos, taken, seized, from lambanein, to take).]

or′gan·o·lep′ti·cal·ly adv.
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1. (Physiology) able to stimulate an organ, esp a special sense organ
2. (Physiology) able to perceive a sensory stimulus
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(ˌɔr gə nlˈɛp tɪk, ɔrˌgæn lˈɛp-)

1. perceived by a sense organ.
2. capable of detecting a sensory stimulus.
[1850–55; < French < Greek lēptikós disposed to accept]
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Preparation of Yogurt Samples under Standardized Conditions and their Physico-chemical and Organoleptic Analysis: Four samples of yogurt 200ml each were prepared in 250ml plastic cups from buffalo cow and goat milk respectively.
As a nutrient rich food, the implication is that delayed processing of fresh fish has a major impact on nutritional quality and organoleptic qualities of fish [3, 4] amongst other problems such as accelerating spoilage [1].
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Functionality and stability of the cream is not compromised by using the solution and can even extend the whipped cream's organoleptic shelf life.
The evaluation of crude drug involves a number of methods such as organoleptic, microscopic, chemical, physiological and biological.
It is also approved by the Escola Superior de Biotecnologia of the Univeridade Catolica Portuguesa, which carries out organoleptic tests on drinking water and by the IVDP (Institute do Vinho do Douro e do Porto), which carries out organoleptic tests on wines and fortified wines such as port.
In fruits, mold growth is generally associated with organoleptic concerns, such as breakdown in fruit texture and the generation of off flavors.
Diagnosis can be confirmed by one of the 3 techniques which are; Organoleptic measurement, Gas Chromatography and Sulphide Monitoring.
This process allows the stabilization of oils rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids against oxidation by delaying the oxidation phase of oil, thus efficiently protecting the organoleptic and nutritional properties of marine and vegetable oils.
The most widely used scoring system for ranking halitosis is the Organoleptic Score popularized by Rosenberg and McCulloch.
Processing products using high pressure can significantly extend their shelf life as well as improve their organoleptic quality.