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olfactometer

olfactometer

noun ol·fac·tom·e·ter \ˌäl-ˌfak-ˈtä-mə-tər, ˌōl-\

Definition of OLFACTOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring the sensitivity of the sense of smell especially in regard to intensity, concentration, or quality of an odor

First Known Use of OLFACTOMETER

1889

olfactometer

noun ol·fac·tom·e·ter \ˌäl-ˌfak-ˈtäm-ət-ər, ˌōl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OLFACTOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring the sensitivity of the sense of smell in regard to intensity, concentration, or quality of an odor

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