vomeronasal


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vo·mer·o·na·sal

(vō'mĕr-ō-nā'săl),
Relating to the vomer and the nasal bone.
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vomeronasal

(vō″mĕr-ō-nā′săl)
Pert. to the vomer and nasal bones.
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Kramer, "Solitary chemosensory cells in the respiratory and vomeronasal epithelium of the human nose: a pilot study," Rhinology, vol.
Acts as a kairomone, detected by the prey vomeronasal organ and inducing fear reactions in mice.
Using OCPI, many thousands of neurons have been imaged simultaneously to record chemosensory responses in the mouse vomeronasal epithelium, revealing new organizational principles of an entire sensory system (Turaga and Holy, 2012).
The prairie vole vomeronasal organ is a target for gonadotropin-releasing hormone.
Odor-sensing nerve cells in a nose structure called the vomeronasal organ recognize the odor of male mice and alert the brain.
Specific attention is paid to the loss of the vomeronasal organ.
The ram uses his vomeronasal organ sometimes called the Jacobson's organ the pheromones of ewes and detecting when they are in estrus.
In vertebrates, they are coded by six major multigene families: the trace amine-associated receptors (TAAR) [5], the olfactory receptors (OR) [6], the type I and II vomeronasal receptors (V1R and V2R) [3, 4, 7], and type I and II taste receptors (T1R and T2R) [1, 2].
The vomeronasal organ (VNO) is an essential functioning organ in some animals.