osmophore

noun
os·​mo·​phore | \ ˈäz-mə-ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce osmophore (audio) \

Medical Definition of osmophore

: a group (as an aldehyde group) to whose presence in a molecule the odor of a compound is attributed

Other Words from osmophore

osmophoric \ ˌäz-​mə-​ˈfȯr-​ik How to pronounce osmophoric (audio) \ adjective

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“Osmophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osmophore. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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