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Related to osmatic: osmotic, osmotic pressure


pertaining to smell.
olfactory nerve the first cranial nerve; it is purely sensory and is concerned with the sense of smell. The nerve cell bodies are situated in the olfactory area of the mucous membrane of the nose. The nerve fibers lead upward through openings in the ethmoid bone, connect with the cells of the olfactory bulb, and then pass inward to the cerebrum. See Appendix 2-5.


Relating to the sense of smell.
Synonym(s): osmatic, osphretic
[see olfaction]


Having or characterized by a well-developed sense of smell.