ol·​fac·​ty äl-ˈfak-tē How to pronounce olfacty (audio) ōl- How to pronounce olfacty (audio)
plural olfacties
: an arbitrary unit used in olfactometry for measuring the strength of an odorous stimulus

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“Olfacty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olfacty. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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