Medical Dictionary

1smell

verb \ˈsmel\
smelled \ˈsmeld\ or smelt \ˈsmelt\ smell·ing

Medical Definition of SMELL

transitive verb
:  to perceive the odor or scent of through stimuli affecting the olfactory nerves :  get the odor or scent of with the nose
intransitive verb
:  to exercise the sense of smell
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