[Postnatal development of sensory nerve endings in the hairless nose skin of the cat].

@article{Halata1981PostnatalDO,
  title={[Postnatal development of sensory nerve endings in the hairless nose skin of the cat].},
  author={Zdenek Halata},
  journal={Bibliotheca anatomica},
  year={1981},
  volume={19},
  pages={210-35}
}
The postnatal development of sensory nerve endings has been studied in the skin of the planum nasale of the cat. The Merkel nerve endings develop in the prenatal period; after birth some redundant axons perish. Up to the third postnatal day, sporadic Merkel cells and nerve terminals still can be observed in the stratum papillare of the dermis. The free nerve endings in the dermis appear before birth. In the postnatal period the nerve fibres as well as the nerve endings ramify. A few of them… CONTINUE READING

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