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Encyclopedia > Olfactory glands
Olfactory glands
Section of the olfactory mucous membrane.
Latin glandulae olfactoriae
Gray's subject #223 996
Dorlands/Elsevier g_06/12392516

Beneath the epithelium, and extending through the thickness of the mucous membrane, is a layer of tubular, often branched, glands, the olfactory glands (glands of Bowman), identical in structure with serous glands. Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... Elseviers logo. ... Types of epithelium This article discusses the epithelium, an animal anatomical structure. ... The mucous membranes (or mucosae; singular: mucosa) are linings of ectodermic origin, covered in epithelium, and are involved in absorption and secretion. ... This page is a candidate to be moved to Wiktionary. ...


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Sir William Bowman Sir William Bowman (July 20, 1816 - March 29, 1892) was a British surgeon and anatomist. ...

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...


 
 

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