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General Crossword Questions for “olfactory”

  • Fool Tracy (anag) — relating to the sense of smell
  • Concerned with odour from somewhat antiquated works
  • Pertaining to the sense of smell

Encyclopedia

  • The main olfactory system detects volatile, airborne substances, while the accessory olfactory system senses fluid-phase stimuli. Behavioral evidence indicates that most often, the stimuli detected by the accessory olfactory system are awareness. — “Olfactory system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For air-breathing animals, the main olfactory system detects volatile chemicals, and the accessory olfactory system detects fluid-phase chemicals.[1] For water-dwelling organisms, e.g., fish or crustaceans, the chemicals are present in the surrounding aqueous medium. — “Olfaction - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The specialized olfactory receptor neurons of the olfactory nerve are The olfactory nerves do not form two trunks like the remaining cranial nerves, but. — “Olfactory nerve - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • She stood by a window, holding a book in close contiguity to her nose, as if with the hope of gaining an olfactory acquaintance with its contents, since her imperfect vision made it not very easy to read them. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne

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