Symposium overview: Nasal trigeminal function: qualitative, quantitative, and temporal effects.

@article{Shusterman2009SymposiumON,
  title={Symposium overview: Nasal trigeminal function: qualitative, quantitative, and temporal effects.},
  author={Dennis Shusterman and Thomas Hummel},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={1170},
  pages={181-3}
}
The nasal cavity is innervated by two cranial nerves: the olfactory (Cr. N. I) and the trigeminal (Cr. N. V). These structures together convey the sense of smell (I) and nasal pungency (V). These percepts are normally integrated in everyday life, as is implicit in references to, for example, “pungent odors.” Nasal pungency (often referred to as “irritation”) is an essential component of our response to foods, selected medications and cosmetics, and many air pollutants. Despite its obvious… CONTINUE READING
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