terminal nerves

(redirected from nervi terminales)

ter·mi·nal nerves

(tĕr'mi-năl nĕrvz)
Delicate plexiform nerve strands passing parallel and medial to the olfactory tracts, distributing peripherally with the olfactory nerves and passing centrally into the anterior perforated substance; they are considered to have an autonomic function, but the exact nature of this is unknown.
Synonym(s): nervi terminales [TA] .
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