OLFACTORY MUCOSA

the superior part of the nasal cavity consisting of mucus-secreting cells and subsuming the olfactory nerve, the olfactory epithelium, and supporting cells.

OLFACTORY MUCOSA: "The olfactory mucosa aids in lining the nasal passages."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OLFACTORY MUCOSA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/olfactory-mucosa/ (accessed July 22, 2019).
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