osphretic

osphretic
SYN: olfactory.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • osphretic — os·phret·ic …   English syllables

  • osphretic — (ˈ)äs|fred.ik adjective Etymology: Greek osphrētikos, from osphrētos capable of being smelled + ikos ic; akin to Greek ozein to smell : olfactory …   Useful english dictionary

  • olfactory — Relating to the sense of smell. SYN: osmatic, osphretic. [see olfaction] * * * ol·fac·to·ry äl fak t(ə )rē, ōl adj of, relating to, or connected with the sense of smell * * * ol·fac·to·ry (ol fakґtə re) [L. olfacere to smell] pertaining to… …   Medical dictionary

  • osphresis —   n. sense of smell.    ♦ osphretic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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