olfactory tubercle

noun

Medical Definition of olfactory tubercle

: a small area of gray matter behind the olfactory trigone that is noted for being innervated by dopaminergic neurons from the ventral tegmental area

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“Olfactory tubercle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/olfactory%20tubercle. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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