Scent of man
p.french at ARNIE.CFI.UNSW.EDU.AU
Sun Jan 14 16:54:34 EST 1996
erinann at ix.netcom.com (Erin Mandeson ) wrote:
This may be too simpleminded for the likes of some of you, but does
>anybody know the word that describes the "scent of man?" It's
>something like "pheromes" or "pheronomes"... something similar, but I
>can't find it in any of my dictionaries. It's the chemical scent (I
>believe) that a person gives off that can attract (or detract) others
>(the opposite sex?) Would appreciate any info anyone can give.
They're called "pheromones" - some animals definitely have them, but to my
knowledge there is no evidence of pheromones in humans, only wishful
Peter French, Centre for Immunology, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney.
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