TUFTED CELL

one of the specialized forms of cells engaged in the perception of smell. The tufted cells are efferent neurons residing within the olaspecty bulb. They synapse with receptor neurons inside the glomerular layer and leave the bulb inside the lateral olaspecty tract.

TUFTED CELL: "Tufted cells are sometimes more difficult to spot and require higher magnification."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TUFTED CELL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tufted-cell/ (accessed October 18, 2021).
SHARE