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olfactometer

 [ol″fak-tom´ĕ-ter]
an instrument for testing the sense of smell.

ol·fac·tom·e·ter

(ol'fak-tom'ĕ-tĕr),
A device for estimating the sensitivity to odorants.
[L. olfactus, smell, + G. metron, measure]

olfactometer

/ol·fac·tom·e·ter/ (ol″fak-tom´ĕ-ter) an instrument for testing the sense of smell.

olfactometer

(ŏl′făk-tŏm′ĭ-tər, ōl′-)
n.
An apparatus for measuring the acuity of the sense of smell.

ol·fac′to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
ol′fac·tom′e·try n.

olfactometer

an instrument for testing the sense of smell.
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