\ɒlfˈaktəɹˌi bˈʌlb], \ɒlfˈaktəɹˌi bˈʌlb], \ɒ_l_f_ˈa_k_t_ə_ɹ_ˌi b_ˈʌ_l_b]\
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Ovoid body resting on the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone where the olfactory nerve terminates. The olfactory bulb contains several types of nerve cells including the mitral cells, on whose dendrites the olfactory nerve synapses, forming the olfactory glomeruli. The accessory olfactory bulb, which receives the projection from the VOMERONASAL ORGAN via the vomeronasal nerve, is also included here.
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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