a brain structure correlated with the sense of scent. Experimental signs or proof of the exact operations of this region have been composed by ablation or excision of a number of tissues within and surrounding the rhinenceph aeon, with differing and frequently contrasting outcomes. Only lesions of the olfactory bulb appear to be continually generating a disruption of olfactory operations.

OLFACTORY AREA: "The olfactory area is not heavily studied anymore as we've learned most all there is to know about it."
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