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Mesh term Olfactory Mucosa

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Nasal Mucosa
Nose

Description

That portion of the nasal mucosa containing the sensory nerve endings for SMELL, located at the dome of each NASAL CAVITY. The yellow-brownish olfactory epithelium consists of OLFACTORY RECEPTOR NEURONS; brush cells; STEM CELLS; and the associated olfactory glands.


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Olfactory Receptor Neurons


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jenkins-FCD Prod-486 e3098984f26de787f5ecab75090d0a28e7f4f7c0