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The olfactory sensitivity of the premature newborn

@inproceedings{Marliera2007TheOS,
  title={The olfactory sensitivity of the premature newborn},
  author={L. Marliera and C. Gauglerb and D. Astrucb and J. Messerb},
  year={2007}
}
This document reviews the main data relating to the structural and functional organisation of olfactory perception in the premature newborn. The chemoreceptive systems (main olfactory, trigeminal, vomeronasal and terminal systems) develop in different chronological orders but quite at very early stage during ontogeny. The premature newborn, despite being immature, has been shown to react to a wide variety of olfactory stimuli. Moreover, the infant seems capable of distinguishing odours of… Expand
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