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Encyclopedia > Anterior olfactory nucleus
Brain: Anterior olfactory nucleus
Latin nucleus olfactorius anterior
NeuroNames hier-262
Dorlands/Elsevier n_11/12582078

The anterior olfactory nucleus is a cranial nucleus for the olfactory nerve. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... NeuroNames is a system of nomenclature for the brain and related structures. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ... A cranial nerve nucleus is a collection of neurons (gray matter) in the brain stem that is associated with one or more cranial nerves. ... The olfactory nerve is the first of twelve cranial nerves. ...


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Yale- Cranial Nerve 1, pg. 4 (167 words)
The olfactory bulb, which contains the cell bodies of the secondary sensory neurons, is an enlargement of the rostral end of the olfactory tract.
Tufted cells - project to the anterior olfactory nucleus and to the lateral, intermediate and medial olfactory areas of the rhinencephalon.
Postsynaptic fibers from the anterior olfactory nucleus project along with the mitral and tufted cell axons to the rhinencephalon or via the anterior commisure to the contralateral anterior olfactory nucleus.
Dorlands Medical Dictionary (3762 words)
a cell nucleus: a spheroid body within a cell, consisting of a number of characteristic organelles visible with the light microscope, a thin nuclear membrane, a nucleolus or nucleoli, irregular granules of chromatin and linin, and a diffuse nucleoplasm.
ante´rior hypotha´lami [TA] anterior hypothalamic nucleus: a nucleus of nerve cells in the anterior hypothalamic region.
centra´lis medul´lae spina´lis central nucleus of spinal cord: a group of nerve cells in the gray substance in the central region of the anterior column of the spinal cord.
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