Qualitative effects in nasal trigeminal chemoreception.

Abstract

Olfaction and nasal trigeminal chemoreception together convey an impression of the physical and chemical qualities of inspired air. "Nasal pungency" refers to the nasal trigeminal impact of inhaled air pollutants as well as spicy foods and selected medicaments. Such diverse sensations as cooling, numbness, tingling, itching, burning, and stinging are all… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.03928.x

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