Olfactory glands

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Olfactory glands
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Section of the olfactory mucous membrane.
Latin glandulae olfactoriae
Gray's subject #223 996
Dorlands/Elsevier g_06/12392516

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Beneath the epithelium, and extending through the thickness of the mucous membrane, is a layer of tubular, often branched, glands, the olfactory glands (glands of Bowman), identical in structure with serous glands.

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