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Volatile emanation from any substance that stimulates the olfactory receptor cells.
scentThe smell of a thing or person. See Pseudoscent.
a distinctive, agreeable odor. Animals secrete them from sweat and sebaceous glands and special scent glands. See also pheromone.
scent gland impaction
the secretion in the gland becomes inspissated and forms an irritating foreign body.