This child is making use of her olfactory nerves.
Nerves that help your sense of smell are examples of olfactory nerves.
Origin of olfactory; from Classical Latin olfactus, past participle of olfacere, to smell ; from olere, to have a smell (akin to odor, odor) + facere, to make: see do
Origin of olfactoryLatin olfact&omacron;rius, used to sniff at, from olfactus, past participle of olfacere, to smell : ol&emacron;re, to smell + facere, to do; see fact.
- Concerning the sense of smell.
Latin olfactorius, from olfactus, present participle of olfaciÅ (“I sniff"), from oleÅ + faciÅ.