Medical Dictionary

osmophore

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noun os·mo·phore \ˈäz-mə-ˌfȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of osmophore

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

osmophoric

\ˌäz-mə-ˈfȯr-ik\play adjective

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