A mesodermal signaling center of the hair follicle consisting of closely packed specialized mesenchymal fibroblasts. Framed by the enlarged bulb matrix in anagen. [ https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.12.005 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

definition

A mesodermal signaling center of the hair follicle consisting of closely packed specialized mesenchymal fibroblasts. Framed by the enlarged bulb matrix in anagen.

depicted by

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/34/Skin.jpg

editor note

consider adding grouping class for TAO:0001995 ! papilla

external ontology notes

ncit has 'hair papilla' as part of hypodermis

function notes

Blood vessels in the dermal papillae nourish all hair follicles and bring nutrients and oxygen to the lower layers of epidermal cells.

has exact synonym

dermal papillae

follicular papilla

has related synonym

papilla corii

hair papilla

papilla dermatis

skin papilla

dermal papilla cell

papillae dermis

papilla of corium

hair follicle dermal papilla

papilla dermis

id

UBERON:0000412

taxon notes

In humans, at the surface of the skin in hands and feet, they appear as epidermal or papillary ridges (colloquially known as fingerprints)