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Olfactory system function

Name: Olfactory system function
Description: The olfactory system in most vertebrate species consists of two distinct subsystems: the main olfactory system and the accessory olfactory system. The main olfactory system is generally considered to be important in the detection and processing of airborne chemicals whereas the accessory olfactory system is mainly used in the detection and processing of water-soluble chemicals (http://www.springerreference.com/docs/html/chapterdbid/332953.html).
Super-category: Sensory system function
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Related to: Olfactory system
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DefinitionThe olfactory system in most vertebrate sp The olfactory system in most vertebrate species consists of two distinct subsystems: the main olfactory system and the accessory olfactory system. The main olfactory system is generally considered to be important in the detection and processing of airborne chemicals whereas the accessory olfactory system is mainly used in the detection and processing of water-soluble chemicals (http://www.springerreference.com/docs/html/chapterdbid/332953.html). ce.com/docs/html/chapterdbid/332953.html).
Idnlx_152116  +
LabelOlfactory system function  +
ModifiedDate22 March 2013  +
RelatedToOlfactory system  +
SuperCategorySensory system function  +