What is the scientific name for goose bumps?

Answer The medical term for goose bumps is "cutis anserina." "Cutis" is the Latin word for skin, while "anser" means goose. Goosebumps can also be referred to as "gooseflesh" or "horripilation."References... Read More »

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When did you last get goose bumps?

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Are goose bumps a symptom of early pregnancy?

Answer NO, they are a sign that you are cold.

Whats inside your goose bumps?

Its were muscles attached to your hairs contract and pull the hair up. It helps to keep warm air trapped around the body to try to get you to warm up. When you get goosebumps it's just where the mu... Read More »

How long does it take for goose egg bumps to heal?

"Goose egg" bumps can take days or weeks to fully heal, depending on the extent of the injury. According to health site,, the swelling, or "goose egg", that appears after a head inj... Read More »