The Paraneuron pp 214-219 | Cite as

Olfactory Cells

  • Tsuneo Fujita
  • Tomio Kanno
  • Shigeru Kobayashi


The olfactory membrane is a yellowish area in the upper posterior part of the nasal cavity. The epithelium here is thicker than the surrouding respiratory epithelium, ranging from 30 µm in moles, 60 µm in humans, and 150–200 µm in frogs and turtles (Graziadei 1973b).


Olfactory Bulb Olfactory Epithelium Olfactory Nerve Mitral Cell Vomeronasal Organ 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Tsuneo Fujita
    • 1
  • Tomio Kanno
    • 2
  • Shigeru Kobayashi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AnatomyUniversity of Niigata School of MedicineNiigataJapan
  2. 2.Department of Physiology Faculty of Veterinary MedicineHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan
  3. 3.Department of AnatomyYamanashi Medical CollegeTamaho,YamanashiJapan

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