filiform papilla(redirected from Conical papilae)
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filiform papilla[′fil·ə‚fȯrm pə′pil·ə]
Any one of the papillae occurring on the dorsum and margins of the oral part of the tongue, consisting of an elevation of connective tissue covered by a layer of epithelium.
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