An encapsulated nerve receptor present in subpapillary dermis and deep dermis of hairy and glabrous skin. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulbous_corpuscle https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=bn%3A9780849388118 ]

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Term information

latin term
corpusculum sensorium fusiforme [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruffini_ending ]

curator notes

there is some debate as to its existence[ISBN:9780849388118]

definition

An encapsulated nerve receptor present in subpapillary dermis and deep dermis of hairy and glabrous skin.

external ontology notes

MP says subcutaneous tissue of digits; NCITA says hypodermis

has exact synonym

Ruffini's corpuscle

corpusculum sensorium fusiforme

has related synonym

bulbous corpuscle

Ruffini corpuscles

Ruffini corpuscle

Ruffini's organs

Ruffini's end organ

Ruffini corpuscle end-organ

corpuscle of ruffini

Ruffini endings

Ruffini's ending

Ruffini's corpuscles

id

UBERON:0012457

Term relations

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