ol·fac·to·ry /ɑlˈfækt(ə)ri, ol-/
ol·fac·to·ry /ɑlˈfækt(ə)rɪ, ol-/ 形容詞
Ol·fac·to·ry a. Physiol. Of, pertaining to, or connected with, the sense of smell; as, the olfactory nerves; the olfactory cells.
Olfactory organ Anat., an organ for smelling. In vertebrates the olfactory organs are more or less complicated sacs, situated in the front part of the head and lined with epithelium innervated by the olfactory (or first cranial) nerves, and sensitive to odoriferous particles conveyed to it in the air or in water.
Ol·fac·to·ry n.; pl. Olfactories An olfactory organ; also, the sense of smell; -- usually in the plural.
adj : of or relating to olfaction [syn: olfactive]