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Encyclopedia > Glomerulus

Glomerulus refers to two unrelated structures in the body, both named for their globular form.

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Glomerulus (olfaction) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (298 words)
The glomerulus (plural glomeruli) in olfaction is a structure in the olfactory bulb.
It is made up of a globular tangle of axons from the olfactory receptor neurons in the olfactory epithelium and dendrites from the mitral cells, tufted cells, and other cell types.
The glomerulus is the basic unit in the odor map of the olfactory bulb.
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