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Noun: olfactory sensation
  1. The sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    - smell, odor [US], odour [Brit, Cdn], olfactory perception

Derived forms: olfactory sensations

Type of: aesthesis, esthesis [US], sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression

Encyclopedia: Olfactory sensation