OBO ID: ZFA:0009146
Term Name: Merkel cell Search Ontology:
  • Merkel cells
Definition: A modified epidermal cell located in the stratum basale. They are found mostly in areas where sensory perception is acute. Merkel cells are closely associated with an expanded terminal bulb of an afferent myelinated nerve fiber.
Appears at: Unknown
Evident until: Adult (90d-730d, breeding adult)
  • CL:0000242
  • TAO:0009146
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology
is a type of:
EXPRESSION No data available
PHENOTYPE No data available