The Distal Ends Of The Olfactory Neurons Are Covered With Hairlike

Complete the following statements:

1. Olfactory, or smell, receptors are_neurons surrounded by columnar epithelial cells.

2. The distal ends of the olfactory neurons are covered with hairlike_.

3. Before gaseous substances can stimulate the olfactory receptors, they must be dissolved in _that surrounds the cilia.

4. The axons of olfactory receptors pass through small openings in the_of the ethmoid bone.

5. Olfactory bulbs lie on either side of the_of the ethmoid bone.

6. The sensory impulses pass from the olfactory bulbs through the_tracts to the interpreting centers of the brain.

7. The olfactory interpreting centers are located deep within the temporal lobes and at the base of the _lobes of the cerebrum.

8. Olfactory sensations usually fade rapidly as a result of_.

9. A chemical would be considered_if a person lacks a particular receptor site on the cilia of the olfactory neurons.

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