olfactory area

noun

Medical Definition of olfactory area

1 : the sensory area for olfaction lying in the parahippocampal gyrus
2 : the area of nasal mucosa in which the olfactory organ is situated

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“Olfactory area.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olfactory%20area. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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