olfactory bulb

olfactory bulb

noun Anatomy.

  1. the enlarged terminal part of each olfactory lobe from which the olfactory nerve originates.


  1. the anterior and slightly enlarged end of the olfactory tract, from which the cranial nerves concerned with the sense of smell originate


  1. The bulblike distal end of the olfactory lobe where the olfactory nerves begin.

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