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Medical Term:

terminal nerve


Definition: delicate plexiform nerve strands passing parallel and medial to the olfactory tracts, distributing peripherally with the olfactory nerves and passing centrally into the anterior perforated substance; they are considered to have an autonomic function, but its exact nature is unknown.

Synonym(s): nervus terminalisTA

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