Vomeronasal-organ definition

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Either of two olfactory sense organs, found near the vomer in certain amphibians, reptiles, and mammals, that detect pheromones and other chemical compounds. In humans, these organs regress during fetal development.
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Either of a pair of olfactory sense organs typically in the nasal cavity or mouth of reptiles, amphibians, and some mammals.
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Either of two olfactory sense organs, found near the vomer in certain amphibians, reptiles, and mammals, that detect pheromones and other chemical compounds. In humans, these organs regress during fetal development.
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Noun

Singular:
vomeronasal-organ
Plural:
vomeronasal organs