papilla

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Related to lingual papillae: Vallate papillae, Filiform papillae

papilla

1. the small projection of tissue at the base of a hair, tooth, or feather
2. any other similar protuberance
3. any minute blunt hair or process occurring in plants

papilla

[pə′pil·ə]
(biology)
A small, nipplelike eminence.
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Morphology of the lingual papillae in the Egyptian rousettus bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus).
The microstructure of lingual papillae in the Egyptian fruit bat (Rousettus aegyptiacus) as observed by light microscopy and scanning electron microscopy.
Morphological study on the dorsal lingual papillae of Myotis macrodactylus.