olfactory nerve definition

  • noun:
    • Either associated with the very first pair of cranial nerves that conduct impulses from mucous membranes for the nostrils to your olfactory light bulb.
    • firstly twelve paired cranial nerves, which holds information from the nasal cavity towards brain.
    • a collective term for many olfactory filaments into the nasal mucosa

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