Olfactive Olfersia

Olfactory

Meanings and phrases

olfactory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. of or relating to olfaction; olfactive

olfactory brain

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior; rhinencephalon

olfactory bulb

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of two enlargements at the terminus of the olfactory nerve at the base of the brain just above the nasal cavities
E.g.
  • Some intermediate progenitor cells migrate via the rostral migratory stream to the olfactory bulb and differentiate further.
  • With a large quantity of turbinate bones, the aardvark has more space for the moist epithelium, which is the location of the olfactory bulb.
  • In turn, the OSNs grow axons that will connect to the glomerulus DA1 in the antennal lobe, which is analogous to the olfactory bulb in mammals.

olfactory impairment

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a disorder in the sense of smell; dysosmia; parosamia

olfactory modality

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents; smell; sense of smell; olfaction

olfactory nerve

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa; nervii olfactorii; first cranial nerve

olfactory organ

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals; nose

olfactory perception

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; smell; odor; odour; olfactory sensation

olfactory property

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any property detected by the olfactory system; smell; aroma; odor; odour; scent

olfactory sensation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; smell; odor; odour; olfactory perception

olfactory receptor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The olfactory receptor gene family is the largest in the genome.
  • CNG channels have important functions in signal transduction in retinal photoreceptors and olfactory receptor neurons.
  • The nomenclature assigned to the olfactory receptor genes and proteins for this organism is independent of other organisms.

olfactory receptor genes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The nomenclature assigned to the olfactory receptor genes and proteins for this organism is independent of other organisms.

olfactory receptor gene

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The olfactory receptor gene family is the largest in the genome.

olfactory receptor proteins

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The olfactory receptor proteins are members of a large family of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) arising from single coding-exon genes.
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