Very slender nerve cell's, with large nuclei and surmounted by six to eight long, sensitive cilia in the olfactory epithelium at the roof of the nose; they are the receptors for smell.
Synonyms: olfactory cells, Schultze's cells.
(05 Mar 2000)
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olfactory receptor neurones
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