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Definition of Olfactory nerve

Olfactory nerve: The nerve that carries impulses for the sense of smell from the nose to the brain. The olfactory nerve is the first cranial nerve.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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