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1. olfaction

noun. the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents.

Synonyms

  • nose
  • sense modality
  • olfactory modality
  • exteroception
  • smell
  • sensory system
  • modality

Antonyms

  • back
  • pull
  • odorless
  • odorous

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Example sentences of the word olfaction


1. Noun, singular or mass
When a dog breathes, a portion of the air is directed toward a bony network called turbinates, which is dedicated to olfaction, while the rest of the air is diverted to the lungs.

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