olfactomotor etymology

English word olfactomotor comes from English motor, English olfacto- (Smell.)

Detailed word origin of olfactomotor

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
motor English (eng) (dated) To make a journey by motor vehicle; to drive.. (informal) To move at a brisk pace.. (slang) To leave. (Christianity, archaic, poetic) The controller or prime mover of the universe; God.. (colloquial) A motor car, or automobile.. (figuratively) A source of power for something, an inspiration, a driving force.. A machine or device that converts any form of energy into mechanical [...]
olfacto- English (eng) Smell.
olfactomotor English (eng) (biology) Of or pertaining to both olfactory and motor activity, as for example where thinking about an odor triggers sniffing.

Words with the same origin as olfactomotor

Descendants of motor
motel
Descendants of olfacto-
olfactology olfactometer olfactometry olfactophilia