A bud-like thickening in the epidermis consisting of elongated keratinocytes, which at the distal end are in touch with numerous aggregated specialized dermal fibroblasts, the dermal condensate. [ https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.12.005 ]

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Term information

definition
  • A bud-like thickening in the epidermis consisting of elongated keratinocytes, which at the distal end are in touch with numerous aggregated specialized dermal fibroblasts, the dermal condensate.
external definition
  • An hair follicle placode is a thickening of the ectoderm that will give rise to the hair follicle bud[GO].
has exact synonym
  • hair placode
has narrow synonym
  • vibrissa placode
has related synonym
  • hair peg
  • hair gem
  • hair germ
id
  • UBERON:0005086