A pilosebaceous unit that contains a strand of vibrissa hair (a specialized tactile hair) with the follicle incorporating a blood sinus, heavily innervated by sensory nerves. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

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definition
  • A pilosebaceous unit that contains a strand of vibrissa hair (a specialized tactile hair) with the follicle incorporating a blood sinus, heavily innervated by sensory nerves.
external ontology notes
  • MA has distinct classes for vibrissa and vibrissa hair - the former includes the follicle and is thus not the hair proper. We model this as the 'vibrissa unit'
id
  • UBERON:0011933