organoleptic
adjective Etymology: French organoleptique, from organ- + Greek lēptikos disposed to take, from lambanein to take — more at latch Date: 1852 1. being, affecting, or relating to qualities (as taste, color, odor, and feel) of a substance (as a food or drug) that stimulate the sense organs <
organoleptic research
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2. involving use of the sense organs <
organoleptic evaluation of foods
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organoleptically adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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