olfactory nerve

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olfactory nerve

n.
Either of the first pair of cranial nerves that conduct impulses from the mucous membranes of the nose to the olfactory bulb.

olfactory nerve

n
(Anatomy) either one of the first pair of cranial nerves, supplying the mucous membrane of the nose

olfac′tory nerve`



n.
either one of the first pair of cranial nerves, consisting of sensory fibers that conduct to the brain the impulses from the mucous membranes of the nose.
[1660–70]

olfactory nerve

The nerve that carries sensory information on smell from the nose to the brain. The olfactory nerve is a cranial nerve.
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Noun1.olfactory nerve - a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosaolfactory nerve - a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa
cranial nerve - any of the 12 paired nerves that originate in the brain stem
sensory system - the body's system of sense organs
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olfactory nerve

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olfactory nerve

n. nervio olfatorio, controla el sentido del olfato