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

database cross reference
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

olfactory sensory epithelium

sensory olfactory 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