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1. bulb-shaped

adjective. shaped like a bulb.

Synonyms

  • bulbous
  • round
  • bulblike

Antonyms

  • angular
  • noncyclic
  • intrusive
  • praise

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2. olfactory

adjective. ['oʊlˈfæktɝi'] of or relating to olfaction.

Etymology

  • olfactorius (Latin)
  • olfactus (Latin)

3. bulb

noun. ['ˈbʌlb'] a modified bud consisting of a thickened globular underground stem serving as a reproductive structure.

Synonyms

  • shallot
  • squill
  • bulblet
  • onion
  • stem
  • bulbil

Antonyms

  • wholly
  • natural object

Etymology

  • bulbe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • bulbus (Latin)

4. bulb

noun. ['ˈbʌlb'] electric lamp consisting of a transparent or translucent glass housing containing a wire filament (usually tungsten) that emits light when heated by electricity.

Synonyms

  • filament
  • light bulb
  • incandescent lamp
  • electric light
  • electric lamp
  • electric-light bulb

Antonyms

  • good luck
  • success
  • outside
  • inside

Etymology

  • bulbe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • bulbus (Latin)

5. bulb

noun. ['ˈbʌlb'] a rounded part of a cylindrical instrument (usually at one end).

Synonyms

  • mercury-in-glass thermometer
  • part
  • syringe
  • mercury thermometer

Antonyms

  • rear
  • cortex
  • good fortune
  • bad luck

Etymology

  • bulbe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • bulbus (Latin)

6. bulb

noun. ['ˈbʌlb'] a rounded dilation or expansion in a canal or vessel or organ.

Synonyms

  • structure
  • complex body part
  • body structure
  • bodily structure

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • bulbe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • bulbus (Latin)

7. bulb

noun. ['ˈbʌlb'] lower or hindmost part of the brain; continuous with spinal cord; (`bulb' is an old term for medulla oblongata).

Synonyms

  • respiratory center
  • neural structure
  • brainstem
  • brain stem
  • medulla
  • medulla oblongata

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay
  • unify
  • arrive

Etymology

  • bulbe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • bulbus (Latin)

8. bulb

noun. ['ˈbʌlb'] anything with a round shape resembling a teardrop.

Etymology

  • bulbe (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • bulbus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word olfactory-bulb


1. Noun Phrase
When you breathe in through your nose, olfactory receptors are stimulated by chemical molecules suspended in the air, and messages are sent to the olfactory bulb at the base of the brain.

2. Noun Phrase
The olfactory bulb is the part of the brain located underneath the frontal lobe that is responsible for relaying sensory information from the nose to the rest of the brain.

3. Noun Phrase
Called the olfactory nerves, they carry impulses about the odor to the brain to the olfactory bulb, located in the front of the brain.

4. Noun Phrase
The olfactory bulb in sheep is two to three times the size of the human olfactory bulb, despite the sheep brain being much smaller overall.

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