osmate os·mate (ŏz’māt’)
A salt of osmic acid.
[oz-mat-ik] /ɒzˈmæt ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to the sense of smell. 2. of or relating to animals having a keenly developed sense of smell. osmatic adj. Having or characterized by a well-developed sense of smell. osmatic os·mat·ic (ŏz-māt’ĭk) adj. Having or characterized by a well-developed sense of smell.
[oz-mi-teer-ee-uh m] /ˌɒz mɪˈtɪər i əm/ noun, plural osmeteria [oz-mi-teer-ee-uh] /ˌɒz mɪˈtɪər i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a glandular process on the first thoracic segment of many caterpillars that emits a noxious odor to ward off predators.
[oz-mik] /ˈɒz mɪk/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing in its higher valences, especially the tetravalent state. /ˈɒzmɪk/ adjective 1. of or containing osmium in a high valence state, esp the tetravalent state
[oz-miks] /ˈɒz mɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the science dealing with the sense of smell. osmics os·mics (ŏz’mĭks) n. The science that deals with smells and the olfactory sense.