1. The study of odors, their production, and their effects. SYN: osphresiology. 2. The study of osmosis.

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  • osmology — study of smells and olfactory processes Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • osmology — n. study of odors, branch of science which concentrates on odors and the sense of smell; study of osmosis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • osmology — The study of odors …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • olfactology — Study of the sense of smell. [olfaction + G. logos, study] * * * ol·fac·tol·o·gy (ol″fak tolґə je) the science of the sense of smell. Called also osmics, osmology, and osphresiology …   Medical dictionary

  • osphresiology — SYN: osmology (1). [osphresio + G. logos, study] * * * os·phre·si·ol·o·gy äs .frē zē äl ə jē n, pl gies the study of odors and the sense of smell * * * os·phre·si·ol·o·gy (os″fre ze olґə je) olfactology …   Medical dictionary

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