Medical Definition of Merkel's tactile cell

1. A specialised tactile sensory nerve ending in the epidermis, characterised by a terminal cuplike expansion of an intraepidermal axon in contact with the base of a single modified keratinocyte. Synonym: meniscus tactus, Merkel's corpuscle, Merkel's tactile cell, Merkel's tactile disk, tactile disk. (05 Mar 2000)



Merkel's Tactile Cell Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Merkel's Tactile Cell Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Merkel's Tactile Cell

Meri
Meriam
Merida
Meridiani Planum
Meridith
Meriones
Meriones longifrons
Meriones unguiculatus
Merionethshire
Meriwether Lewis
Merkel
Merkel's corpuscle
Merkel's filtrum ventriculi
Merkel's fossa
Merkel's muscle
Merkel's tactile cell
Merkel's tactile disk
Merkel cell tumour
Merkozy
Merlangus
Merlangus merlangus
Merle
Merlin
Merlot
Merluccius
Merluccius bilinearis
MeroCaM
Merodach

Other Resources Relating to: Merkel's tactile cell

Search for Merkel's tactile cell on Dictionary.com!Search for Merkel's tactile cell on Thesaurus.com!Search for Merkel's tactile cell on Google!Search for Merkel's tactile cell on Wikipedia!

Search