olfactory receptor cells

(redirected from Schultze cells)

ol·fac·to·ry re·cep·tor cells

very slender nerve cells, with large nuclei and surmounted by 6-8 long, sensitive cilia in the olfactory epithelium at the roof of the nose; they are the receptors for smell.

ol·fac·to·ry re·cep·tor cells

(ōl-fak'tŏr-ē rĕ-sep'tŏr selz)
Very slender nerve cells, with large nuclei and surmounted by six to eight long, sensitive cilia in the olfactory epithelium at the roof of the nose; they are the receptors for smell.

Schultze,

Max Johann, German histologist and zoologist, 1825-1874.
comma bundle of Schultze - a compact bundle composed of descending branches of posterior root fibers located near the border between the fasciculi gracilis and cuneatus of the cervical and thoracic spinal cord. Synonym(s): comma tract of Schultze; semilunar fasciculus
comma tract of Schultze - Synonym(s): comma bundle of Schultze
Schultze cells - Synonym(s): olfactory receptor cells
Schultze membrane - the specialized olfactory receptive area. Synonym(s): region of olfactory mucosa
Schultze sign - in latent tetany, tapping the tongue causes its depression with a concave dorsum. Synonym(s): tongue phenomenon