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Olfactory bulb

olfactory bulb

ovoid body resting on the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone where the olfactory nerve terminates. The olfactory bulb contains several types of nerve cells including the mitral cells, on whose dendrites the olfactory nerve synapses, forming the olfactory glomeruli. The accessory olfactory bulb, which receives the projection from the vomeronasal organ via the vomeronasal nerve, is also included here.


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Motion of Olfactory Cilia?

... first of all, i'll try to clarify what Darby has already explained. The olfactory pathway has 2 neurons. The cilia are part of the first neuron, which starts in the nose and ends in the olfactory bulb. There the first neuron has a synapse with the second neuron, that then goes ...

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by MrMistery
Wed Jun 04, 2008 4:57 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Motion of Olfactory Cilia?
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by Darby
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by curious1
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by LilKim
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