Medical Definition of Tactile meniscus

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)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tactile Meniscus

tactick
tacticks
tactics
tactile
tactile agnosia
tactile anaesthesia
tactile cell
tactile corpuscle
tactile disk
tactile elevations
tactile fremitus
tactile hair
tactile hallucination
tactile hyperesthesia
tactile image
tactile meniscus (current term)
tactile organ
tactile property
tactile sensation
tactile sense
tactilely
tactilities
tactility
taction
tactions
tactism
tactisms
tactless
tactlessly
tactlessness

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