nervus terminalis

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ter·mi·nal nerve

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 its exact nature is unknown.
Synonym(s): nervus terminalis [TA]
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Nervus terminalis (cranial nerve zero) in the adult human.
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