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olfactory tract

[äl′fak·trē ‚trakt]
(neuroscience)
A narrow tract of white nerve fibers originating in the olfactory bulb and extending posteriorly to the anterior perforated substance, where it enlarges to form a lateral root (olfactory trigone).
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