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Olfactory Nerve

Descriptions of Olfactory Nerve

Olfactory Nerve: a collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa
Source: WordNet 2.1

Olfactory Nerve : first cranial nerve; conveys the sense of smell; it is formed by the axons of olfactory receptor neurons which project from the olfactory epithelium (in the nasal epithelium) to the olfactory bulb.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Olfactory Nerve

Olfactory Nerve: The olfactory nerve is one of 12 pairs of cranial nerves that originate in the brain. The olfactory nerve carries impulses that innervate the sense of smell. Conditions that afflict the olfactory nerve include head injury, tumor, and nasal disease.

Closely Related Organs: Olfactory Nerve

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Olfactory Nerve

The following conditions are related to the organ: Olfactory Nerve:

Other Names: Olfactory Nerve

The following are other names for the organ: Olfactory Nerve:

  • Cranial nerve l

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Olfactory Nerve

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Olfactory Nerve:

  • Decreased sense of smell
  • Loss of smell
  • Decreased sense of taste

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