- a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals
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; plural Rhinencephala
. [ New Latin , from Greek ........., ........., the nose + ...... the brain.] (Anat.)
The division of the brain in front of the prosencephalon, consisting of the two olfactory lobes from which the olfactory nerves arise.
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Origin: NL, fr. Gr, the nose + the brain. ... <anatomy> The division of the brain in front of the prosencephalon, consisting of the two olfactory lobes from which the olfactory nerves arise. ... The term is sometimes used for one of the olfactory lobes, the plural being used for the two taken together. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01
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olfactory brain noun
a center in the cerebral hemispheres that governs the sense of smell in lower animals; in humans it seems to mediate complex emotional behavior
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(ri″nәn-sef´ә-lon) the part of the brain once thought to be concerned entirely with olfactory mechanisms, including olfactory nerves, bulbs, tracts, and subsequent connections (all olfactory in function) and the limbic system (not primarily olfactory in function); homologous with olfactory portio...
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• (n.) The division of the brain in front of the prosencephalon, consisting of the two olfactory lobes from which the olfactory nerves arise.
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rhinencephalon That portion of the cerebrum concerned with reception and integration of olfactory (smelling) impulses; the anterior inferior part of the forebrain that is chiefly concerned with olfaction.
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In animal anatomy, the rhinencephalon is a part of the brain involved with olfaction. ==Components== The term rhinencephalon has been used to describe different structures at different points in time. One definition includes the olfactory bulb, olfactory tract, anterior olfactory nucleus, anterior perforated substance, medial olfactory stria, late
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Type: Term Pronunciation: rī′nen-sef′ă-lon Definitions: 1. A largely archaic, and now rarely used, term denoting the parts of the cerebral hemisphere directly related to the sense of smell: the olfactory bulb, olfactory peduncle (together still listed as the first cranial nerve or olfactory nerve even though they form part of
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Greek rhinion = nostril, and enkephalos = brain; hence, the part of the brain concerned with smell (relatively large in lower animals).
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