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Which among the following receptors are associated with the sense of smell?

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Olfactory
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Gustatory
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Tactile
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D
Cutaneous
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Solution

The correct option is A Olfactory
Olfactory receptors are present in the mucous membrane of the nasal cavity. They detect different odours. The chemical events related with olfaction begin in the nose. Odour in the form of chemical molecules interact with their receptor proteins and generate signals.

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