osmophore

noun

os·​mo·​phore ˈäz-mə-ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce osmophore (audio)
: a group (as an aldehyde group) to whose presence in a molecule the odor of a compound is attributed
osmophoric adjective

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“Osmophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osmophore. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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