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The property of an aromatic substance associated with its characteristic smell, scent, fragrance, or aroma, perceived through the olfactory receptors in the nose. US odor. See olfaction. See also Crocker-Henderson system, cross-adaptation, flavour, Henning's prism, mixture suppression, odorimetry, odour adaptation, odour constancy, odour hallucination, stereochemical theory, Zwaardemaker smell system. [From Latin odor a smell or odour]

Subjects: Psychology.


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