Krause end bulbs

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Krause end bulbs

(krows),
nerve terminals in skin, mucosa of the oral cavity, conjunctiva, and other parts, consisting of a laminated capsule of connective tissue enclosing the terminal, branched, convoluted ending of an afferent nerve fiber; generally believed to be sensitive to touch and pressure.

Krause,

Wilhelm J.F., German anatomist, 1833-1910.
Krause bone - small bone (secondary ossification center) in the triradiate cartilage between the ilium, the ischium, and the pubic bone in the growing acetabulum.
Krause end bulbs - nerve terminals in skin, mouth, conjunctivae, and other parts generally believed to be sensitive to cold. Synonym(s): bulboid corpuscles; corpuscula bulboidea
Krause respiratory bundle - a slender, compact fiber bundle composed of primary sensory fibers that enter with the vagus, glossopharyngeal, and facial nerves. Synonym(s): solitary tract
Krause valve - Synonym(s): Béraud valve