microsmatic


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mi·cros·mat·ic

(mī'kroz-mat'ik),
Having a weakly developed sense of smell.
[micro- + G. osmē, sense of smell]
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microsmatic

(mī″krŏs-măt′ĭk) [″ + osmasthai, to smell]
Having a poorly developed sense of smell.
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Furthermore, interpretation of some behaviors is confounded because they are related to olfaction in macrosmatic species such as rodents and carnivores, and it is not clear that these behaviors have counterparts in microsmatic species like man.