adverb see olfactory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • olfactorily — ol·fac·to·ri·ly …   English syllables

  • olfactorily — (ˈ)äl|fakt(ə)rə̇lē, (ˈ)ōl| adverb : in respect to the sense of smell …   Useful english dictionary

  • olfactory — olfactorily, adv. /ol fak teuh ree, tree, ohl /, adj., n., pl. olfactories. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the sense of smell: olfactory organs. n. 2. Usually, olfactories. an olfactory organ. 3. See olfactory nerve. [1650 60; < L olfactorius, equiv …   Universalium

  • olfactory — adjective Etymology: Latin olfactorius, from olfacere to smell, from olēre to smell + facere to do more at odor, do Date: circa 1658 of, relating to, or connected with the sense of smell • olfactorily adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Olfaction — Human olfactory system. 1: Olfactory bulb 2: Mitral cells 3: Bone 4: Nasal epithelium 5: Glomerulus (olfaction) 6: Olfactory receptor cells Olfaction (also known as olfactics; adjectival form: olfactory ) is the sense of smell. This sense is… …   Wikipedia

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  • ol|fac|to|ri|ly — «ol FAK tuhr uh lee, truh lee», adverb. with respect to smell; in an olfactory sense: »Colorful but olfactorily dull plants such as daffodils and tulips... (London Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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