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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
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papilla

[pə′pil·ə]
(biology)
A small, nipplelike eminence.
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Papillar thyroid carcinoma presenting as a solitary soft tissue arm metastasis in an elderly hyperthyroid patient.
The first and second instars of this species are unusual among Cecidomyiidae for the almost complete absence of papillar setae.
Perioperatif olarak %50'ye yakin hastada miyokard enfarktusu (MI), dusuk kalp debisi, ventrikuler aritmi, perikardiyal tamponad, atriyal fibrilasyon (AF), serebrovaskuler hadise (SVH) ve papillar kas ya da kordal ruptur gibi komplikasyonlar meydana gelir (20, 27).
Contour of apex irregularly shaped; lateral border with conspicuous tooth and papillar protuberance; caudal margin with five small triangular teeth; internal lobe or central papilla concave, raised, with end rounded and bordered by small knobs or minute papillae.