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1

CN I contains what types of neurons?

Bipolar

2

Specialized receptors for CN I are located where?

Olfactory mucosa

3

What structure does the axons of CN I, bipolar neuron pass through?

Cribriform plate

4

Where do the axons of 1st order CN I synapse on?

Olfactory bulb

5

Where does the 2nd order neuron of CN I synapse at?

Primary olfactory cortex (prepyriform and entorhinal areas)

6

Where does the primary olfactory cortex have connection to?

Hypothalamus, Limbic system

7

What is unique about the CN I pathway?

It bypasses the thalamus

8

CN II rods and cones are in what structure of the eye?

Retina