Definition of Olfactories. Meaning of Olfactories. Synonyms of Olfactories

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Definition of Olfactories

Olfactories
Olfactory Ol*fac"to*ry, n.; pl. Olfactories. An olfactory organ; also, the sense of smell; -- usually in the plural.

Meaning of Olfactories from wikipedia

- transmitting a signal through the olfactory system. Glomeruli aggregate signals from these receptors and transmit them to the olfactory bulb, where the sensory...
- The olfactory nerve is typically considered the first cranial nerve, or simply CN I, that contains sensory nerve fibers relating to the sense of smell...
- Most mammals and reptiles have a main olfactory system and an accessory olfactory system. The main olfactory system detects airborne substances, while...
- The olfactory bulb (Latin: bulbus olfactorius) is a neural structure of the vertebrate forebrain involved in olfaction, the sense of smell. It sends olfactory...
- The olfactory tract is a bilateral bundle of afferent nerve fibers from the mitral and tufted cells of the olfactory bulb that connects to several target...
- behind the nostrils. The olfactory epithelium is the part of the olfactory system directly responsible for detecting odors. Olfactory epithelium consists of...
- Olfactory fatigue, also known as odor fatigue, olfactory adaptation, and noseblindness, is the temporary, normal inability to distinguish a particular...
- Olfactory receptors (ORs), also known as odorant receptors, are chemoreceptors expressed in the cell membranes of olfactory receptor neurons and are responsible...
- The olfactory foramina, also known as the cribriform foramina (cribr- is "a sieve" in Gr****), is the grouping of holes located on the cribriform plate...
- Olfactory memory refers to the recollection of odors. Studies have found various characteristics of common memories of odor memory including persistence...