This child is making use of her olfactory nerves.
Nerves that help your sense of smell are examples of olfactory nerves.
Origin of olfactoryfrom 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 olfactōrius used to sniff at from olfactus past participle of olfacere to smell olēre 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.