Central projections of the ethmoidal nerve of the cat as determined by the horseradish peroxidase tracer technique.

@article{Lucier1986CentralPO,
  title={Central projections of the ethmoidal nerve of the cat as determined by the horseradish peroxidase tracer technique.},
  author={G E Lucier and R Egizii},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  year={1986},
  volume={247 1},
  pages={123-32}
}
The ethmoidal nerve innervates the nasal mucosa and constitutes the afferent limb of several upper airway protective reflexes. Protective reflexes, such as sneezing, coughing, and apnea, are those reflexes that either expel foreign substances from the respiratory tract or stop them from gaining access to the lungs. The afferents for nasal receptors are thought to be a part of the trigeminal system rather than olfactory in nature. The objective of this study was to localize the cell bodies of… CONTINUE READING
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