olfactory organ

Definitions of olfactory organ
  1. noun
    the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals
    synonyms: nose
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    neb, snout
    a long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; especially the nose
    rostrum, snout
    beaklike projection of the anterior part of the head of certain insects such as e.g. weevils
    beak, honker, hooter, nozzle, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout
    informal terms for the nose
    conk
    informal term for the nose
    hawk nose
    a nose curved downward like the beak of a hawk
    proboscis
    the human nose (especially when it is large)
    pug nose
    a short nose; flattened and turned up at the end
    Roman nose, hooknose
    a nose with a prominent slightly aquiline bridge
    proboscis, trunk
    a long flexible snout as of an elephant
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    chemoreceptor
    a sensory receptor that responds to chemical stimuli
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