the first cranial nerve, that carries sensory fibers regarding the sense of scent. It starts within the olfactory lobe and is dispersed to the nasal mucous membrane. Commonly referred to as cranial nerve.
What is OLFACTORY NERVE?
Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff
OLFACTORY NERVE: "Without the olfactory nerve, you would not be able to smell correctly."
About the Psychology Dictionary
Psychology Dictionary is the most comprehensive source of psychology definitions online with over 20K definitions written by our global team of psychiatry & psychology professionals. ...more