2014 Sensory Physiology

Odourants

Some History (don't memorize this!)

Linnaeus (1752)
Haller (1763)
Zwaardemaker (1885)
Henning (1915)
Amoor (1962)
Aromatic
Pleasant
Aromatic
Fruity
Ethereal
Ethereal
Flowery
Floral
Fragrant
Fragrant
Ambrosial
Ambrosial
Pepperminty
Intermediate
Empyreumatic
Spicy
Camphoraceous
Alliaceous
Alliaceous
Resinous
Musky
Hircine
Hircine
Burnt
Foul
Repulsive
Pungent
Nauseating
Unpleasant
Foetid
Putrid
Putrid

Current System for Defining Olfactory Stimuli

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