Sign Up for a Free Account

This is an image preview.
Start a Free Account
to view the full image.

  • Nearly 3,000 illustrations, including video clips of neurologic disorders.

  • Every article is reviewed by our esteemed Editorial Board for accuracy and currency.

  • Full spectrum of neurology in 1,200 comprehensive articles.

  • Listen to MedLink on the go with Audio versions of each article.

John Elliotson’s representation of the olfactory pathways (1835)

One of the last representations of the medieval cell doctrine, with the medieval representation of the olfactory pathways, was published in 1835 by British physician and phrenologist Dr. John Elliotson (1791-1868). (Source: Elliotson J. Human Physiology. London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835.)

See also:
Lanska DJ. The medieval cell doctrine: foundations, development, evolution, and graphic representations in printed books from 1490 to 1630. J Hist Neurosci 2022a;31[2-3]:115-75.
Lanska DJ. Representations of the olfactory bulb and tracts in images of the medieval cell doctrine. J Hist Neurosci 2022b;31[2-3]:176-99.

Associated Disorders

  • COVID-19
  • Lewy body dementia
  • Parkinson disease
  • REM sleep behavior disorder