Definition of Olfactory brain
1. Noun. A center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior.
Generic synonyms: Center, Centre, Nerve Center, Nerve Centre
Terms within: Piriform Area, Piriform Lobe, Pyriform Area, Pyriform Lobe, Olfactory Bulb
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Literary usage of Olfactory brain
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1. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1901)
"His, of Leipzig, has shown that the developing olfactory brain becomes separated at the beginning of the second month from the anterior end of the ..."
2. Morris's Human Anatomy: A Complete Systematic Treatise by English and by Henry Morris, James Playfair McMurrich (1907)
"The rhinencephalon or olfactory brain includes those portions of the cerebral hemisphere which are chiefly concerned as the central connections of the ..."