HyperDic: olfaction

English > 1 sense of the word olfaction:
NOUNcognitionolfaction, smell, sense of smell, olfactory modalitythe faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
English > olfaction: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe faculty that enables us to distinguish scents.
Synonymssmell, sense of smell, olfactory modality
NarrowernoseThe sense of smell (especially in animals)
Broaderexteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
modality, sense modality, sensory systemA particular sense
Spanishnariz, olfacción, olfato, sentido del olfato
Catalanolfacció, olfacte

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