olfactory organ definition

  • adjective:
    • an organ for smelling. In vertebrates the olfactory body organs tend to be more or less complicated sacs, positioned in leading part of the mind and lined with epithelium innervated because of the olfactory (or very first cranial) nerves, and responsive to odoriferous particles conveyed to it in the air or perhaps in water.
  • noun:
    • the organ of odor and entry into the respiratory system; the prominent the main face of guy or other animals

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