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olfactory bulb

noun Anatomy.
the enlarged terminal part of each olfactory lobe from which the olfactory nerve originates.

Origin:
1865–70

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

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