Brunn's membrane

Brunn's membrane 'bru̇nz- n the part of the nasal mucous membrane that serves as an organ of smell
Brunn Albert von (1849-1895)
German anatomist. Brunn described the membrane that bears his name in Senseorgans, a posthumous work published in 1897.

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