olfactory area

olfactory area
olfactory area n
1) the sensory area for olfaction lying in the parahippocampal gyrus
2) the area of nasal mucosa in which the olfactory organ is situated

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1. an area of the cerebral cortex, including the olfactory bulb, tract, and trigone, the anterior portion of the gyrus cinguli, and the uncus. 2. substantia perforata rostralis.

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