Anatomy Term: olfactory bulb
XAO ID: 0004180
Synonyms: bulbus olfactorius, OB, olfactory lobe
Definition: "Part of the telencephalon, comprising paired anterior outgrowths of either of the cerebral hemispheres in which the olfactory nerve exits. The olfactory bulbs begin to fuse at NF stage 50, and fusion is complete around NF stage 58. The cerebral vein loops around the olfactory bulb by NF stage 43."
Stage Range: NF stage 26 to death
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service