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English noun: olfactory organ

1. olfactory organ (body) the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals

SamplesHe has a cold in the nose.


Broader (hypernym)chemoreceptor

Narrower (hyponym)beak, conk, hawk nose, honker, hooknose, hooter, neb, nozzle, proboscis, pug nose, Roman nose, rostrum, schnoz, schnozzle, snoot, snout, snout, snout

Part holonymanterior naris, arteria ethmoidalis, bridge, ethmoidal artery, internasal suture, nasal cavity, nostril, sutura internasalis, turbinal, turbinate, turbinate bone

Part meronymface, human face, upper respiratory tract

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