fungiform


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fungiform

[′fən·jə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Mushroom-shaped.
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The biopsy specimen was taken from the upper half of the fungiform papillae in the anesthetized area with micro spring scissors.
Inverted and cylindrical papillomas are most commonly found on the lateral nasal wall, whereas fungiform papillomas are most frequently encountered on the nasal septum.
Differences concerning the shape and the vascularisation of fungiform papillae were also observed".
Their fungiform papillae were also flatter than those of non-smokers, with a reduced blood supply.
The intensity of taste depends partly on how many fungiform papillae .
Fungiform papillae become swollen and flattened during riboflavin deficiency and the tongue may have a granular appearance.
You can coat your tongue with blue food coloring and see if you have an above-average number of fungiform papillae.
Characteristics of filiform, fungiform and vallate papillae and surface of interface epithelium-connective tissue of the maned sloth tongue mucosa (Bradypus torquatus, Iliger, 1811): Light and Scanning Electron Microscopy Study.