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Noun: olfactory organ  ól'fak-tu-ree'or-gun
  1. The organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    "he has a cold in the olfactory organ";
    - nose, beak [informal], honker [informal], hooter [informal], nozzle [informal], snoot [informal], snout [informal], schnozzle [informal], schnoz [informal], conk [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: olfactory organs

Type of: chemoreceptor

Part of: face, human face, upper respiratory tract