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Olfactory Bulb MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Olfactory Bulb
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.200.885.388
Unique ID
D009830
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009830
Annotation
neoplasms: coordinate IM with BRAIN NEOPLASMS (IM) + histological type of neoplasm (IM)
Scope Note
Ovoid body resting on the CRIBRIFORM PLATE of the ethmoid bone where the OLFACTORY NERVE terminates. The olfactory bulb contains several types of nerve cells including the mitral cells, on whose DENDRITES the olfactory nerve synapses, forming the olfactory glomeruli. The accessory olfactory bulb, which receives the projection from the VOMERONASAL ORGAN via the vomeronasal nerve, is also included here.
Entry Term(s)
Accessory Olfactory Bulb
Bulbus Olfactorius
Lateral Olfactory Tract
Main Olfactory Bulb
Olfactory Glomerulus
Olfactory Tract
Previous Indexing
Limbic System (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
1974; use LIMBIC SYSTEM 1963-1973; for OLFACTORY TRACT use OLFACTORY PATHWAYS 1993-2014
Online Note
search LIMBIC SYSTEM 1966-71
History Note
1974(1972); use LIMBIC SYSTEM 1963-1973; for OLFACTORY TRACT use OLFACTORY PATHWAYS 1993-2014
Date Established
1974/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/01
Olfactory Bulb Preferred
Olfactory Tract Related
Olfactory Glomerulus Narrower
Accessory Olfactory Bulb Related
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