Term Information [More information on sensory perception of smell]

Accession
GO:0007608
Name
sensory perception of smell
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
olfaction, scent perception, sense of smell, smell perception
Definition
The series of events required for an organism to receive an olfactory stimulus, convert it to a molecular signal, and recognize and characterize the signal. Olfaction involves the detection of chemical composition of an organism's ambient medium by chemoreceptors. This is a neurological process. Source: GOC:ai, http://www.onelook.com/
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Ancestors of sensory perception of smell (GO:0007608)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
sensory perception of smell [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
sensory perception of smell [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
sensory perception of smell [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
sensory perception of smell [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) neurological system process (GO:0050877)
sensory perception of smell [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) sensory perception (GO:0007600)
sensory perception of smell [is_a relation] is_a  sensory perception of chemical stimulus (GO:0007606)
Children of sensory perception of smell (GO:0007608)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of smell (GO:0050911) [part_of relation] part_of  sensory perception of smell
Wikipedia
Olfaction