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.

OLFACTORY NERVE: "Without the olfactory nerve, you would not be able to smell correctly."
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