Piloerection

Known as: goose flesh, pilomotor reflex, horripilation 
The reflex process in which the arrectores pilorum (hair follicle) muscles contract and cause the hair to stand erect. [GOC:BHF, http://en.wikipedia… (More)
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2013
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2013
Fibroblasts are the major mesenchymal cell type in connective tissue and deposit the collagen and elastic fibres of the… (More)
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2011
2011
Piloerection is known as an indicator of strong emotional experiences. However, little is known about the physiological and… (More)
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2010
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2010
Facial expression is widely used as a measure of pain in infants; whether nonhuman animals display such pain expressions has… (More)
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2010
2010
Increasing attention is drawn to the investigation of piloerection (or goose bumps) in response to strong emotional experiences… (More)
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2010
2010
OBJECTIVE To report piloerection and vasomotor instability as a sole manifestation of partial seizures. DESIGN Case report… (More)
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2009
2009
Diseases such as “ice-ice” and “goose bumps” are responsible for loss of almost 70% of infected Kappaphycus production. To… (More)
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2007
2007
Most people are able to identify basic emotions expressed in music and experience affective reactions to music. But does music… (More)
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1999
1999
We demonstrated emotional piloerection in mice given conditioned fear stress by means of a pass-through apparatus. The emotional… (More)
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1997
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1997
OBJECTIVES To determine if apoptosis (programmed cell death) occurs systemically in lymphoid and parenchymal cells during sepsis… (More)
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1957
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1957
A method has been described for the study of the central effects produced by the intracerebral injection of drugs in the… (More)
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