olfactory epithelium


Pseudostratified epithelium that contains olfactory, receptor, and nerve cells whose axons connect with the olfactory bulb of the brain.

Nearby words

  1. olfactometer,
  2. olfactometry,
  3. olfactory,
  4. olfactory anesthesia,
  5. olfactory bulb,
  6. olfactory foramen,
  7. olfactory gland,
  8. olfactory groove,
  9. olfactory lobe,
  10. olfactory membrane

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