Olfactory tubercle
The olfactory tubercle is a structure involved in Olfaction
Olfaction is the sense of smell. This sense is mediated by specialized sensory cells of the nasal cavity of vertebrates, and, by analogy, sensory cells of the antennae of invertebrates...


It is present in humans, but much smaller than it is in some other animals.

It is a frequent subject of research.

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