ANAT 2646 Olfactory System

ANAT 2646 Olfactory System - Mitral cell +-+ Central...

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Olfactory System Epithelium Olfactory Bulb Central Connections
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Olfactory System Differs from other sensory systems 1. Nontopographical 2. Receptors are epithelia 3. Replaced every 1-3 months
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Olfactory Epithelium Olfactory neurons (bipolar) 25 million unmyelinated Sustentacular cells Basal Cells (replacements)
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Olfactory Bulb Mitral cells Glomeruli Periglomerular cells Granule cells
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Olfactory receptor Periglomerular cell
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Unformatted text preview: Mitral cell +-+ Central Connections Olfactory tract (mitral cell axons) medial olfactory striae anterior olfactory nucleus septal area (via Diagonal band of Broca) contralateral bulb (via anterior commissure) inhibits mitral cells by exciting granule cells Central Connections Lateral olfactory striae piriform lobe MD of thalamus orbitofrontal cortex...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ANAT 2646 taught by Professor Ronaldg.mayne during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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