Anatomy Term: accessory olfactory bulb
XAO ID: 0004530
Synonyms: anterior olfactory bulb
Definition: "The forebrain region that coordinates sensory signaling arising from the vomeronasal organ; it is located on the dorsal-posterior portion of the main olfactory bulb, and the axons that leave the accessory olfactory bulb project to targets in the amygdala and hypothalamus."
Stage Range: NF stage 26 to death
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References: NCBO BioPortal, Ontology Lookup Service