A sensory epithelium inside the nasal cavity that is responsible for detecting odors[WP]. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olfactory_epithelium ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

abbreviation
MOE [ NCBIBook:NBK55971 ]

axiom lost from external ontology

relationship loss: part_of principal cavity (AAO:0000992)[AAO]

comment

Genes: V1Rs, Trpc2 present in lamprey

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/Gray857.png

external definition

Sensory lining of the medial wall, roof and anterior aspects of the main olfactory cavity (cavum principale).[AAO]

has alternative id

UBERON:0004853

has exact synonym

sensory olfactory epithelium
olfactory sensory epithelium
olfactory membrane
main olfactory epithelium
nasal cavity olfactory epithelium

has related synonym

nasal sensory epithelium
MOE
pseudostratified main olfactory epithelium
nasal epithelium

id

UBERON:0001997