osmophore

noun
os·​mo·​phore | \ ˈäz-mə-ˌfȯ(ə)r \

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 \ adjective

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