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The catch being that the odorants were chemically identical, and the only difference was that the hydrogen was replaced with deuterium (deuterium is hydrogen with an extra neutron).
On the other hand, nine of those 10 odorants for which dogs are clearly more sensitive than humans are carbolic acids.
For example, Laska notes, the total number of odorants for which dogs have an established, lowest detectable threshold level is 15.
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Medical Definition of odorant
: an odorous substance; especially : one added to a toxic odorless substance to warn of its presence
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