osmics

[ oz-miks ]
/ ˈɒz mɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science dealing with the sense of smell.

Nearby words

  1. osmate,
  2. osmatic,
  3. osmeterium,
  4. osmic,
  5. osmic acid,
  6. osmidrosis,
  7. osmiophilic,
  8. osmious,
  9. osmiridium,
  10. osmium

Origin of osmics

1920–25; < Greek osm(ḗ) smell + -ics

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Medicine definitions for osmics

osmics

[ ŏzmĭks ]

n.

The science that deals with smells and the olfactory sense.

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