goose bumps(redirected from cutis anserina)
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Related to cutis anserina: rigor mortis, piloerection
goose bumpsor goose·bumps (go͞os′bŭmps)
Momentary roughness of the skin caused by erection of the papillae in response to cold or to a strong emotion, such as fear or awe. Also called goose flesh, goose pimples.
a bristling of the hair on the skin, as from cold or fear; horripilation. Also called goose flesh, goose pimples.