A sensory epithelium inside the nasal cavity that is responsible for detecting odors[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_epithelium ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

abbreviation
MOE [ NCBIBook : NBK55971 ]
axiom lost from external ontology
  • relationship loss: part_of principal cavity (AAO:0000992)[AAO]
comment
  • Genes: V1Rs, Trpc2 present in lamprey
definition
  • A sensory epithelium inside the nasal cavity that is responsible for detecting odors[WP].
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/Gray857.png
external definition
  • Sensory lining of the medial wall, roof and anterior aspects of the main olfactory cavity (cavum principale).[AAO]
has alternative id
  • UBERON:0004853
has exact synonym
  • sensory olfactory epithelium
  • olfactory sensory epithelium
  • olfactory membrane
  • main olfactory epithelium
  • nasal cavity olfactory epithelium
has related synonym
  • nasal sensory epithelium
  • MOE
  • pseudostratified main olfactory epithelium
  • nasal epithelium
id
  • UBERON:0001997