The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2004

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2004

 

The olfactory system

The olfactory epithelium contains millions of olfactory neurons, which send messages directly to the olfactory bulb of the brain.

The olfactory receptor cells are the only neurons in the nervous system exposed directly to the external environment.

olfactory system

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