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anterior olfactory nucleus


Definition: a nucleus located in the olfactory tract and prominent in microsmatic animals; receives input from the olfactory bulb and projects to the bulb, to other targets of olfactory fibers, and to its contralateral counterpart.

Synonym(s): nucleus olfactorius anteriorTA

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