Translation of olfactory in Spanish:


olfativo, adj.

Pronunciation /ɑlˈfækt(ə)ri//ɒlˈfakt(ə)ri//oʊlˈfækt(ə)ri/


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    • 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.