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Spanish term or phrase:organoleptico
English translation:ORGANOLEPTIC
Entered by: Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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18:04 Mar 28, 2001
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Medical
Spanish term or phrase: organoleptico
hay que hace un análisis organoléptico
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ORGANOLEPTIC
Explanation:
organoleptic [awr gánn léptik , áwrgn léptik ] adjective
BIOLOGY affecting organs: affecting an organ, especially a sense organ


[Mid-19th century. From French organoleptique , from Greek organon 'instrument' + lptikos 'receptive'.]

organoleptically adverb


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nasensory analysis OR sensory evaluation OR sensory testing; organoleptic analysisAnnie Robberecht, C. Tr.
naorganoleptic
Parrot
naORGANOLEPTIC
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh


  

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ORGANOLEPTIC


Explanation:
organoleptic [awr gánn léptik , áwrgn léptik ] adjective
BIOLOGY affecting organs: affecting an organ, especially a sense organ


[Mid-19th century. From French organoleptique , from Greek organon 'instrument' + lptikos 'receptive'.]

organoleptically adverb


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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
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Local time: 10:26
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26 mins
organoleptic


Explanation:
An organoleptic analysis has to be made. (Referring to physical sense-related characteristics: colour, form, taste, odour, etc.)

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39 mins
sensory analysis OR sensory evaluation OR sensory testing; organoleptic analysis


Explanation:
"sensory analysis" is the expression standardized by ISO.

It is the most commonly used of all the above -- CORRECT -- expressions (fields: food sensory evaluation; biomedical applications; consumer research; food and agriculture publications; sensory science, etc.)

Copernic search results:
organoleptic analysis: 37 hits
sensory analysis: 49 hits

Organoleptic means the "impression of the [sense] organs." Organoleptic analysis involves the application of sight, odor, taste, touch, and occasionally even sound,

Laboratory analysis are deemed more "objective", and organoleptic analysis more "subjective". Organoleptic analyses are often used in the field of Food Chemistry ( wine, cheese, oil, coffee tasting) -- as part of quality control.



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Annie Robberecht, C. Tr.
Local time: 18:26
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 97

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