Microvasculature of the olfactory organ in the Japanese monkey (Macaca fuscata fuscata).

Olfaction is an important and primitive sense. As its importance has changed with evolution, anatomic adjustments have occurred in its structure and vasculature. Primates are a family of vertebrates that have had to develop their visual system to adapt to the arboreal environment and have evolved from a macrosmatic to a microsmatic species as the optic… CONTINUE READING