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Medical Term:

olfactory sulcus


the sagittal sulcus on the inferior or orbital surface of each frontal lobe of the cerebrum, demarcating the straight gyrus from the orbital gyri, and covered on the orbital surface by the olfactory bulb and tract.

Synonym(s): sulcus olfactoriusTA, olfactory groove

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