olfactory foramen


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Related to olfactory foramen: cribriform foramina

cribriform foramina

[TA]
openings in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone, transmitting approximately 20 bundles of nerve fibers that collectively constitute the olfactory nerve (CN I).

olfactory foramen

one of several openings in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone.

ol·fac·to·ry for·a·men

(ōl-fak'tŏr-ē fōr-ā'mĕn)
One of the openings in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone, transmitting the olfactory nerves.

olfactory foramen

An opening in the cribriform plate of the ethmoid bone for passage of the olfactory nerves.
See also: foramen