Medical Definition of Osphretic

1. Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the sense of smell; as, the olfactory nerves; the olfactory cells. Olfactory organ, an organ for smelling. In vertebrates the olfactory organs are more or less complicated sacs, situated in the front part of the head and lined with epithelium innervated by the olfactory (or first cranial) nerves, and sensitive to odouriferous particles conveyed to it in the air or in water. Origin: L. Olfactus, p.p. Of olfacere to smell; olere to have a smell + facere = to make. See Odour, and Fact. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osphretic

osone
osones
osophies
osophy
osotriazole
osotriazoles
osphradia
osphradium
osphresio-
osphresiologic
osphresiology
osphresiophilia
osphresiophobia
osphresis
osphretic (current term)
ospray
osprays
osprey
ospreys
ossa
ossa carpi
ossa clitoridis
ossa cranii
ossa digitorum
ossa faciei
ossa membri inferioris
ossa membri superioris

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