olfactory center

olfactory center

Etymology: L, olfactus, sense of smell; Gk, kentron
the part of the brain responsible for the subjective appreciation of odors, a complex group of neurons located near the junction of the temporal and parietal lobes.
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The olfactory system consists of three parts: olfactory epithelium, OB, and olfactory center.
A 2014 study by neuroscientists in Europe, for instance, found that the active ingredients in marijuana, cannabinoids, affect the olfactory center in the brains of mice.
This olfactory center has similarities to olfactory centers in other phyla (Ache and Young, 2005): it is capable of odor recognition and one-trial learning of aversive stimuli (Gelperin, 1975; Sahley et al.
The olfactive membrane sends messages to the olfactory center of the dog's brain.
Nevertheless, every terrestrial animal has a developed higher olfactory center in its brain.
There is also a report that neurogenesis occurs in the mushroom body, the secondary olfactory center, of the adult moth (Dufour and Gadenne.
Spontaneous recovery of the injured higher olfactory center in the terrestrial slug Limax.
They did that by looking at the neuron activity in the olfactory centers of mosquito brains.
Behind the nostrils are several hundred million scent receptors--the human nose has a paltry five million or so--that convert chemical scent into electrical signals, which nerves transmit to olfactory centers in the brain.
We hypothesize that concentration invariant odorant identification could be achieved if higher olfactory centers "read" the normalized maps of the input to the olfactory bulb.
Structure of the brain and medulla terminalis of the spiny lobster Panulirus argus and the crayfish Procambarus clarkii, with an emphasis on olfactory centers.
Growth-related and antennular amputation-induced changes in the olfactory centers of crayfish brain.