olfactory bulb


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olfactory bulb

[äl′fak·trē ‚bəlb]
(vertebrate zoology)
The bulbous distal end of the olfactory tract located beneath each anterior lobe of the cerebrum; well developed in lower vertebrates.
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Human neuroblasts migrate to the olfactory bulb via a lateral ventricular extension.
The scans showed cynodont brains to be simple and relatively small, with tiny olfactory bulbs.
NGF in olfactory bulb plays an important role in maintenance and development, and hastens regeneration in the olfactory system.
Olfactory sensory neurons are trophically dependent on the olfactory bulb for their prolonged survival.
Low olfactory bulb volume in first-degree relatives of patients with schizophrenia.
Within the olfactory bulb, each smell produced a different pattern of electrical activity.
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Other nano-sized particles and soluble metals have been shown to selectively translocate into the brain via the olfactory bulb in mammals and fish.
Troy Ghashghaei, assistant professor of neurobiology, had previously found a gene - known as Foxj1-connected to the production of an area inside the olfactory bulb where stem cells could form.
She now reports tracing metals associated with fossil fuel combustion--chiefly vanadium and nickel--from the dogs' nasal tissue, through the olfactory bulb, and into the frontal lobe and hippocampus of the animals' brains.