OLFACTION

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

OLFACTION: "The absence of olfaction is a serious cause for concern."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "OLFACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/olfaction/ (accessed November 29, 2021).

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