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olfactory bulb

noun, Anatomy.
the enlarged terminal part of each olfactory lobe from which the olfactory nerve originates.
Origin of olfactory bulb
1865-70 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for olfactory-bulb

olfactory bulb

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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olfactory-bulb in Medicine

olfactory bulb n.
The bulblike distal end of the olfactory lobe where the olfactory nerves begin.

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