In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The first thing that hit him was a wonderful smell; a mouthwatering serenade to his olfactory senses.
- The olfactory organ is located in the mucous membrane lining the uppermost part of the roof of the nasal cavity.
- Discarding her olfactory senses in favor of her optical ones for the moment, she took a curious look around the store.
- He inhaled her presence through all of his senses, including the olfactory.
- Her olfactory sense was currently detecting the odor of mildew, wet stone, and some type of food cooking.
- They have a well-developed olfactory sense and can locate food sources by smell.
- Poor olfactory sense may put people at risk during fires, gas leaks or other dangerous situations.
- The surface of each olfactory cell carries receptors of only one type.
- He knew all the ingredients that contributed to the strangling of his olfactory senses.
- Mice and dogs, which have intense senses of smell, have mostly intact olfactory receptor genes.
- They transfer the impulses of a smell through a nerve fiber to the olfactory bulb in the brain just above the nose.
- Humans have a pathetic sense of smell because over half of the 1000 genes coding for our olfactory receptors don't work.
- But there were some foods better enjoyed with full tactile and olfactory senses open.
- Paris silently cursed the heavy smoke that had blocked her highly developed olfactory senses.
- It was one of the sweetest smells their olfactory organs had ever encountered.
- The fish soup that had formed in the less-dense fresh water immediately poured up out of the jar and gave the sharks' olfactory senses a jolt.
- That mulchy smell could trigger an olfactory flashback of Proustian ripeness in children of a certain age.
- The molecules diffuse through the surface layer of mucus and stimulate the olfactory receptors.
- She'd honed her olfactory senses to the point where she could visualize an event based on nothing more than what was in the air.
- My walk to work was no longer an all-out assault on my olfactory senses.
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