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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Adult neurogenesis restores dopaminergic neuronal loss in the olfactory bulb.
Comparison of silver concentration in the nose (A) and olfactory bulb (B) between citrate (control) and 20- and 110-nm silver nanoparticles (AgNP) at different post-exposure days.
It is olfactory learning rather than the mere exposure to odorants that changes olfactory bulb neurogenesis.
This appears to have occurred in the mouse, since in the mouse olfactory bulb there is both a turnover caused by neuron death and optimization of olfaction by neuron addition (Mouret et al.
In addition to the dramatically enlarged olfactory bulb, the Hadrocodium brain sported a wrinkly, topmost layer missing in reptiles, the neocortex.
The scent-detecting cells send electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb and other parts of the brain.
In a previous study the effect of manganese toxicity on the ultrastructure of the olfactory bulb was evaluated [10].
The bundles travel from the nose to the brain's olfactory bulb, where these make connections with other neurons.
The accessory olfactory bulb in Desmodus, though short in height, extends nearly to the full diameter of the main olfactory bulb (Cooper and Bhatnagar, 1976), an observation that has not been made in other mammalian olfactory bulbs, including those of bats.
Globose basal cells differentiate into mature olfactory receptor neurons sending axons to the olfactory bulb.
We have obtained maps of the input to the olfactory bulb which define the responsiveness of individual olfactory receptor proteins.
The axons of the ORNs will regenerate through the olfactory nerve and enter the olfactory bulb (OB) of the CNS, where they will make new synaptic contacts [16-17].