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The olfactory nerves' main function is to transmit impulses fron our nose to the brain. It is these nerves that help us to identify smell.

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What is the main function of the olfactory nerve?

Your sense of smell.


What cranial nerve is used when smelling a flower?

The Olfactory nerve. CN1 Cranial Nerve I, or the first cranial nerve called the Olfactory nerve.


Is the olfactory nerve a function of the paranasal sinuses?

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What nerve that connected in the nose?

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What is the nerve in your nose?

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What is the nerve for smell?

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Which cranial nerve is responsible for the sense of hearing?

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