Papilla of dermis

Type:Term

Definitions
1. the superficial projections of the dermis (corium) that interdigitate with recesses in the overlying epidermis; they contain vascular loops and specialized nerve endings and are arranged in ridgelike lines best developed in the hand and foot.

Synonyms
papillae dermis , papillae corii , papillae of corium , dermal papillae

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