tufted cell

tufted cell

a particular type of cell in the olfactory bulb comparable with the bulb's mitral cell with respect to afferent and efferent relationships, but smaller and more superficially located.

tuft·ed cell

(tŭf'tĕd sel)
A particular type of cell in the olfactory bulb comparable to a mitral cell with respect to afferent and efferent relationships, but smaller and more superficially located.