OLFACTORY STIMULATION

the arousal of the cilia within the olfactory receptors inside the nasal cavity by inhaled odorants, that are absorbed into nasal mucus.

OLFACTORY STIMULATION: "Olfactory stimulation occurs by way of hair-like structures in the nose called cilia."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OLFACTORY STIMULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/olfactory-stimulation/ (accessed September 24, 2020).
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