olfactory bulb(redirected from bulbus olfactorius)
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The bulblike distal end of the olfactory lobe, where the olfactory nerves begin.
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(Anatomy) the anterior and slightly enlarged end of the olfactory tract, from which the cranial nerves concerned with the sense of smell originate
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the anterior swelling of each olfactory lobe, in which the fibers of the olfactory nerve terminate.
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|Noun||1.||olfactory bulb - one of two enlargements at the terminus of the olfactory nerve at the base of the brain just above the nasal cavities|
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
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