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noun Anatomy.
the enlarged terminal part of each olfactory lobe from which the olfactory nerve originates.
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Origin of olfactory bulb

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for olfactory bulb

olfactory bulb

noun
the anterior and slightly enlarged end of the olfactory tract, from which the cranial nerves concerned with the sense of smell originate
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Medical definitions for olfactory bulb

olfactory bulb

n.
The bulblike distal end of the olfactory lobe where the olfactory nerves begin.
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