Definitions for jacobson's organˈdʒeɪ kəb sənz
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Ja′cob•son's or′ganˈdʒeɪ kəb sənz(n.)
either of a pair of olfactory pockets in the roof of the mouth, absent in primates but well-developed in many vertebrates, esp. reptiles.
Category: Anatomy, Zoology
Origin of Jacobson's organ:
1870–75; after L. L. Jacobson (1783–1843), Danish anatomist
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