olfactory sense


olfactory sense
обонятельная чувствительность

English-Russian dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • olfactory — [[t]ɒlfæ̱ktəri[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Olfactory means concerned with the sense of smell. [FORMAL] This olfactory sense develops in the womb …   English dictionary

  • Olfactory memory — refers to the recollection of odours. Studies have found various characteristics of common memories of odour memory including persistence and high resistance to interference. Explicit memory is typically the form focused on in the studies of… …   Wikipedia

  • Olfactory receptor — Olfactory receptors expressed in the cell membranes of olfactory receptor neurons are responsible for the detection of odor molecules. Activated olfactory receptors are the initial player in a signal transduction cascade which ultimately produces …   Wikipedia

  • Olfactory — Ol*fac to*ry, a. [L. olfactus, p. p. of olfacere to smell; olere to have a smell + facere to make. See {Odor}, and {Fact}.] (Physiol.) Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the sense of smell; as, the olfactory nerves; the olfactory cells. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Olfactory organ — Olfactory Ol*fac to*ry, a. [L. olfactus, p. p. of olfacere to smell; olere to have a smell + facere to make. See {Odor}, and {Fact}.] (Physiol.) Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the sense of smell; as, the olfactory nerves; the olfactory… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Olfactory fatigue — or adaptation is the temporary, normal inability to distinguish a particular odor after a prolonged exposure to that airborne compound[1]. For example, when entering a restaurant initially the odor of food is often perceived as being very strong …   Wikipedia

  • olfactory organ — n an organ of chemical sense that receives stimuli interpreted as odors from volatile and soluble substances in low dilution, that lies in the walls of the upper part of the nasal cavity, and that forms a mucous membrane continuous with the rest… …   Medical dictionary

  • Olfactory — Ol*fac to*ry, n.; pl. {Olfactories}. An olfactory organ; also, the sense of smell; usually in the plural. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • olfactory — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to the sense of smell. ORIGIN from Latin olfacere to smell …   English terms dictionary

  • olfactory — [äl fak′tə rē, ōlfak′tə rē] adj. [< L olfactus, pp. of olfacere, to smell < olere, to have a smell (akin to odor, ODOR) + facere, to make: see DO1] of the sense of smell: also olfactive n. pl. olfactories [usually pl.] an organ of smell …   English World dictionary

  • olfactory nerve — n. either of the first pair of cranial nerves that arise in the mucous membranes within the upper part of the nose and transmit impulses concerned with the sense of smell to the forebrain …   English World dictionary


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