tactile papilla

Medical Dictionary

tactile papilla n.
Any of the papillae of the skin containing a tactile cell or corpuscle.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: tactile meniscus
Next Definition: tactile property
Words Near: tactile papilla
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for tactile papilla
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing tactile papilla
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature