olfactory glands

(redirected from Bowman's glands)

ol·fac·to·ry glands

[TA]
branched tubuloalveolar serous secreting glands (of Bowman) in the mucous membrane of the olfactory region of the nasal cavity.

ol·fac·to·ry glands

(ōl-fak'tŏr-ē glandz) [TA]
Branched tubuloalveolar serous secreting glands (of Bowman) in the mucous membrane of the olfactory region of the nasal cavity.
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The researchers find the odor-eating enzymes in the glial cells that surround and support the sensory cells and in mucus-secreting cell assemblies called Bowman's glands, also located in the epithelium.