olfaction


ol·fac·tion

noun \äl-ˈfak-shən, ōl-\

Definition of OLFACTION

1
:  the sense of smell
2
:  the act or process of smelling

First Known Use of OLFACTION

circa 1846

ol·fac·tion

noun \äl-ˈfak-shən, ōl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLFACTION

1
: the sense of smell
2
: the act or process of smelling

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