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any small compartment

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small room in which a monk or nun lives


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The fragrance was created with the consultation of veterinarians and animal behaviorists since cats have 200 million olfactory cells.
The Nose Knows - New Research to Uncover Subtle Changes in Human Chemistry The ability to smell is based on the number of olfactory cells adapted to receive smell molecules - the more olfactory cells there are, the more acute the sense of smell.
Washington, Feb 29 ( ANI ): Some scientists have quashed the illusive "Lily of the Valley phenomenon" - born as a result of a discovery that sperm act as swimming olfactory cells which follow a "scent trail" laid by the egg - as a laboratory artefact.
Olfactory cells in the nasal lining, or epithelium, don't proliferate by dividing.
Buzz off A sweat-sensing protein on the surface of olfactory cells enables female mosquitoes to target human skin, a study revealed (165: 62).
This receptor, which resides on the surface of olfactory cells, senses 4-methyphenol, a molecule found in human sweat.