RETRONASAL OLFACTION

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The phenomenon of sensing smells, coming into being in the nasopharynx, caused by some odor causing agent in the mouth. Compare with: orthonasal olfaction.

RETRONASAL OLFACTION: "Retronasal ofaction can be easily confused with actual taste sensations."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "RETRONASAL OLFACTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/retronasal-olfaction/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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