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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The olfactory lobes of the brain; the rhinencephalon. See second cut under brain.


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  • It keeps my nose glued to wrist, with an odd illusory rose note, which I think my primitive nose-brain adds because we're so conditioned to smell geranium mixed with rose.

    Frederick Malle Geranium Pour Monsieur: Perfume Review

  • Because these weapons directly attack the very DNA of life and the fact that this contamination can enter the nose-brain barrier we are certainly looking at the need to change the health support system from existing health care problems to that of post radiation/cancer care, especially in the young.



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