olfactory bulb

noun
Updated on: 19 May 2018

Definition of olfactory bulb

: a bulbous anterior projection of the olfactory lobe that is the place of termination of the olfactory nerves and is especially well developed in lower vertebrates (such as fishes)

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1851

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olfactory bulb

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: a bulbous anterior projection of the olfactory lobe that is the place of termination of the olfactory nerves

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