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Descriptor in English: Smell
Descriptor in Spanish: Olfato
Descriptor in Portuguese: Olfato
Descriptor in French: Odorat
Entry term(s): Olfaction
Sense of Smell
Smell Sense
Tree number(s): F02.830.816.643
G11.561.790.643
Scope note: The ability to detect scents or odors, such as the function of OLFACTORY RECEPTOR NEURONS.
Annotation: differentiate from OLFACTORY PERCEPTION: SMELL takes place in the nose, OLFACTORY PERCEPTION takes place in the brain
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Olfaction Disorders MeSH
DeCS UI: 13284
Descriptor UI: D012903
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/09
Smell - Preferred
Concept UI M0019981
Scope note The ability to detect scents or odors, such as the function of OLFACTORY RECEPTOR NEURONS.
Preferred term Smell
Entry term(s) Olfaction
Sense of Smell
Smell Sense



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