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Olfactory nerve

Similar term(s): cranial nerve I.

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The olfactory nerve is the part of the nervous system transmitting the sense of smell from the nose to the brain. It courses along the base of the frontal lobes of the brain and perforates through the base of the skull and rests inside the roof of the nose.

Source: GreenFacts, based on Congress of Neurological Surgeons Crranial Nerves  

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