Definition of Osmics

1. the study of the sense of smell [n]



Medical Definition of Osmics

1. The science of olfaction. Origin: G. Osme, smell (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Osmics

osmeteria
osmeterium
osmiamate
osmiamates
osmiamic
osmiamic acid
osmian
osmiate
osmiates
osmic
osmic acid
osmic acid fixative
osmically
osmicate
osmication
osmics (current term)
osmidrosis
osmio-
osmiophilic
osmiophobic
osmious
osmiridium
osmiridiums
osmite
osmites
osmium
osmium compounds
osmium tetroxide
osmiums
osmo-

Literary usage of Osmics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the State of New York by John Romeyn Brodhead (1871)
"... Jerseys join- ag£nan ed to New York, because he thought that the addition of any s^der-0 part of Connecticut to Massachusetts would be "the most oSmicS^ ..."

2. Revue des questions scientifiques by Société scientifique de Bruxelles (1890)
"Certaines espèces d'osmics recherchent de préférence les coquilles de colimaçon pour y pondre et pour y maçonner les cloisons des chambres de leurs larves, ..."

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