Medical Dictionary

olfactory tubercle

noun

Medical Definition of olfactory tubercle

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up olfactory tubercle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

the point at which something begins

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!