olfactory groove

n.

The sagittal groove on the lower or orbital surface of each frontal lobe of the cerebrum, demarcating the straight gyrus from the orbital gyri.olfactory sulcus

Nearby words

  1. olfactory anesthesia,
  2. olfactory bulb,
  3. olfactory epithelium,
  4. olfactory foramen,
  5. olfactory gland,
  6. olfactory lobe,
  7. olfactory membrane,
  8. olfactory nerve,
  9. olfactory pit,
  10. olfactory receptor cell


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