Rhinencephalon (Nomina)
The term Rhinencephalon (Nomina) refers to a composite substructure of the endbrain that includes the olfactory bulb, the olfactory tract, the olfactory trigone, the medial olfactory stria, the lateral olfactory stria, the olfactory tubercle, the medial olfactory gyrus, the piriform area, the diagonal band, the subcallosal area and the paraterminal gyrus. For a thorough review of the history and multiple uses of the term "rhinencephalon" see Anthoney-1994.

Also known as: No other name for this structure has appeared in PubMed.NeuroNames ID : 2077

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