vomeronasal


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vomeronasal

(ˌvəʊmərəʊˈneɪzəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy relating to the small bone dividing the nostrils
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When a cat inhales this chemical, it is processed by the vomeronasal organ in his nasal passages, resulting in the stimulation of sensory neurons that send signals to the cat's brain.
TGF-[alpha] expression is also present during early stages of craniofacial development in rats in neural folds, olfactory bulb, the nasal capsule, vomeronasal organ and vibrissal follicle.
Along with "regular" scenting skills, dogs can also pick up pheromones via the vomeronasal organ on the roof of the mouth, right behind the incisors.
Osculati, "a-gustducin expression in the vomeronasal organ of the mouse," European Journal of Neuroscience, vol.
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Reduced interest could indicate that vomeronasal function may be compromised in [NL3.sup.R451C] mice; however, we have previously shown no impairment in olfactory discrimination of social and nonsocial odorants, including female urine [31].
While most members of the G-protein-coupled FPR family are now known to be expressed by murine vomeronasal sensory neurons [9], the above case report suggests that FPRs may also have a role in early Parkinson's disease.
Raisman, "Specialized neuroglial arrangement may explain the capacity of vomeronasal axons to reinnervate central neurons," Neuroscience, vol.