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a component of government that performs a given function

that by which something is accomplished or some end achieved

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a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function

(music) an electronic simulation of a pipe organ

a periodical that is published by a special interest group

wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard

a free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows

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This is important with enlarged inferior turbinates as the opening of the vomeronasal organ is on the part of the nasal septum which is medial to the anterior end of the corresponding inferior turbinate.
Vomeronasal nerve transection has been shown to reduce the probability of eliciting a strike (Alving & Kardong, 1996), and suturing closed the oral ducts leading to the vomeronasal organs produced complete cessation of strikes (Graves & Duvall, 1985), making assessment of the effects of vomeronasal deprivation on poststrike behaviors difficult.
Vomeropherins, applied locally to the vomeronasal organ via a nasal delivery system, trigger impulses to the hypothalamus, a regulatory control center of the brain responsible for modulating functions such as emotion, blood pressure, mood, pain, appetite, sexual motivation, alertness and the neuroendocrine system.
From genes to social communication: molecular sensing by the vomeronasal organ.
As the oral ducts leading to the vomeronasal organs lay within the direct pathway of the retracted tongue, it is generally assumed that the tongue serves as the normal means by which chemical cues are delivered to the VNS in snakes (Kahmann, 1932, 1934; reviewed in Young, 1993).
As a test of this prediction, the presence or absence of steroid hormone receptors in the buccal cavity and/or vomeronasal organ could be empirically confirmed in a range of vertebrate species.
The vomeronasal organ (VNO), also known as Jacobson's organ, is a part of the accessory olfactory system.
Scientific and consumer studies have shown that these human pheromones, included as a component in fragrance products, positively impact on the moods, attitudes and emotions of wearers by stimulating the Vomeronasal Organ.
Those chemicals are picked up by sensory neurons found in the mouse vomeronasal organ.
Pheromones are chemical cues given off by animals that trigger others' behavior by binding to sensory receptors in the vomeronasal organ in mice.
Human pheromones are the only substances proven to stimulate the Human Vomeronasal Organ.