OCCUPATIONAL CULTURE

a distinctive pattern of thought and actions shared by members of the same profession and showed in their language, morals, outlooks, beliefs, and traditions.

OCTAVE

the interval between two noises which have a frequency ratio of 2:1.

OCULOMOTOR NUCLEUS

a nucleus in the brainstem which is correlated with either of the occulomotor nerves.

OFF-CENTER GANGLION CELL

a retinal ganglion cell which is hindered by light in the core of its receptive region but is aroused by light in the surrounding...

OLFACTION

noun. the sense of scent, that is aroused by odorant excitement of receptor cells in the olfactory epithelium within the nasal passages.

OLFACTORY RECEPTOR

a spindle-shaped receptor cell in the olfactory epithelium of the nasal cavity which is sensitive to odorants. Cilia at the root of the olfactory...

OLOLIUQUI

the seed of a Latin American vine, Rivea comiibosti, that consists of compounds chemically correlated to LSD, but less significant.

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