olfactory tract

noun

Medical Definition of olfactory tract

: a tract of nerve fibers in the olfactory lobe on the inferior surface of the frontal lobe of the brain that passes from the olfactory bulb to the olfactory trigone

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“Olfactory tract.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olfactory%20tract. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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