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Related to glabrous skin: Pacinian corpuscle, Nociception, kerion, Meissner's corpuscle, Merkel cell
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Somatosensory activity was produced by stimulating glabrous skin passively.
Under normal circumstances, glabrous skin is the skin that can be found on the soles of a person's feet and on her or his lips, as well as on fingers and the palms of hands.
Perhaps the warm hues and soft contours of the clay, evocative of glabrous skin, are key to this impression; perhaps the structures of the forms, with their long cylindrical passages, gradual swells and gentle descents into concavities, parallel the shape of the human body too closely to be mistaken for references to anything else; perhaps the history of modernist figural abstraction has simply conditioned perception to accept the merest hints of the body as proof of its presence.