olfactory gland

noun

Medical Definition of olfactory gland

: any of the tubular and often branched glands occurring beneath the olfactory epithelium of the nose

called also Bowman's gland, gland of Bowman

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olfactory epithelium

olfactory gland

olfactory glomerulus

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“Olfactory gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olfactory%20gland. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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