scent(redirected from throw off the scent)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Idioms.
Volatile emanation from any substance that stimulates the olfactory receptor cells.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
scentThe smell of a thing or person. See Pseudoscent.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.