olfact

olfact
ol·fact (olґfakt) a unit of odor, the minimum perceptible odor, being the minimum concentration of a substance in solution which can be perceived by a large number of normal individuals, expressed in terms of grams per liter.

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  • olfact- — ⇒OLFACT(O) , (OLFACT , OLFACTO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du lat. olfactum, supin de olfacere «flairer, sentir», entrant dans la constr. de mots, le plus souvent des subst., du vocab. sc. (méd., phys.) concernant l odorat: olfactène, subst. masc …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • olfact — olfactˈ transitive verb (facetious) To smell • • • Main Entry: ↑olfactory …   Useful english dictionary

  • olfact — (L). Smell …   Dictionary of word roots and combining forms

  • olfacto- — ⇒OLFACT(O) , (OLFACT , OLFACTO )élém. formant Élém. tiré du lat. olfactum, supin de olfacere «flairer, sentir», entrant dans la constr. de mots, le plus souvent des subst., du vocab. sc. (méd., phys.) concernant l odorat: olfactène, subst. masc …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • olfacto — OLFACT(O) elem. miros . (< fr. olfact/o/ , cf. lat. olfactus) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • olfactible — olfactˈible adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑olfactory …   Useful english dictionary

  • olfaction — /ol fak sheuhn, ohl /, n. 1. the act of smelling. 2. the sense of smell. [1840 50; < L olfact(us) ptp. of olfacere to smell (see OLFACTORY) + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • olfactometer — /ol fak tom i teuhr, ohl /, n. a device for estimating the keenness of the sense of smell. [1885 90; < L olfact(us) (see OLFACTION) + O + METER] * * * …   Universalium

  • minimal identifiable odor — minimum perceptible odor the lowest concentration of a substance in air, or in another medium, which still permits its identification by the sense of smell, see also olfact …   Medical dictionary

  • SUBSTANTIA PERFORATA — SUBSTANTIA PERFORATA, s. lamina per forata, продырявленное вещество. Имеется две Р. С. 1. Substantia perforata ant rioi : .a основания мозга: 1 bulbus olfactorius et tractus oliactorius; 2 stria olfact. medialis; 3 stria intermedia; i stria… …   Большая медицинская энциклопедия

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