olfactory cell


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olfactory cell

[äl′fak·trē ‚sel]
(neuroscience)
One of the sensory nerve cells in the olfactory epithelium.
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Electrophysiological evidence that olfactory cell transplants improve function after spinal cord injury.
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D) Olfactory cells help a bat detect the direction of an object.