Definition of Olfactory nerve
1. Noun. A collective term for numerous olfactory filaments in the nasal mucosa.
Generic synonyms: Cranial Nerve
Group relationships: Sensory System
Medical Definition of Olfactory nerve
Lexicographical Neighbors of Olfactory Nerve
Literary usage of Olfactory nerve
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"New Foot« regarding the Development of the olfactory nerve. WA LOCY. THE early embryonic history of the olfactory nerve is known. ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"THE early embryonic history of the olfactory nerve is known. There has been little advance in this direction since the appearance of Marshall's paper in ..."
3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"The assertion that the olfactory nerve is the nerve of smell has been disputed. Cases have been recorded of persons who appeared to have possessed the sense ..."