HyperDic: olfactory_organ

English > 1 sense of the expression olfactory organ:
NOUNbodyolfactory organ, nosethe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract
English > olfactory organ: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals.
Part offace, human faceThe front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
upper respiratory tractThe nose and throat and trachea
PartsbridgeThe hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose
ethmoidal artery, arteria ethmoidalisA branch of the ophthalmic artery supplying structures in and around the nasal capsule
internasal suture, sutura internasalisThe suture between the two nasal bones
nasal cavityEither of the two cavities lying between the floor of the cranium and the roof of the mouth and extending from the face to the pharynx
nostril, anterior narisEither one of the two external openings to the nasal cavity in the nose
turbinate bone, turbinate, turbinalAny of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
NarrowerRoman nose, hooknoseA nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge
beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, snoot, snout, schnozzle, schnozinformal terms for the nose
conkinformal term for the nose
hawk noseA nose curved downward like the beak of a hawk
proboscisThe human nose (especially when it is large)
pug noseA short nose
snout, nebA long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head
snout, rostrumbeaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
BroaderchemoreceptorA sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
Spanishnariz, olfato, órgano olfactivo
Catalannas, olfacte, òrgan olfactiu

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