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Olfactory cortex

olfactory cortex --> piriform cortex

The olfactory cortex, corresponding to the rostral half of the uncus; receiving its major afferents from the olfactory bulb, it is classified as allocortex.

See: cerebral cortex.

Synonym: olfactory cortex, piriform area.


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... to the thalamus bypassing the brain stem, but also it is connected to a cortex directly, it is connected to the limbic cortex, which is the emotional part of the brain. the olfactory sense has many important functions in most animals. very useful in sexual reproduction---> ...

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