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

Synonyms: olfactory sensory epithelium sensory olfactory epithelium olfactory membrane main olfactory epithelium nasal cavity olfactory epithelium

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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

depicted by

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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 related synonym

nasal sensory epithelium
MOE
pseudostratified main olfactory epithelium
nasal epithelium

id

UBERON:0001997