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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.


Synonymsnose


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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