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olfactory region of mucosa of nose

 

Definition: epithelium containing nerve cells with axons that form the filaments of the olfactory nerve; the lamina propria contains numerous olfactory glands (Bowman) that open to the surface.

Synonym(s): olfactory mucosa

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