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Olfactometer

A device that is used to determine odour concentration, odour intensity and hedonic tone.  This is achieved by diluting the odour sample with odour-neutral air, which is then presented to…

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Olfactometry

The process of analyzing the responses of odour(s) using human subjects (assessors).  The responses can be used to determine the odour concentration or odour intensities or hedonic tone of the…

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Olfactory

Pertaining to the sense of smell.  It is the least understood of the five senses.  No device exists that has the ability to measure odour response as the human nose. …

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Olfactory Fatigue

The inability or decreased ability to perceive an odour as continued exposure to that odour increases over time.  An odour may initially be strongly detectable but may diminishes completely in…

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