fungiform


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fungiform

[′fən·jə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Mushroom-shaped.
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Caption: A 1cm in diameter, yellow to pink in color, pedunculated, and fungiform lesion, displays central ulceration.
Fungiform papillae were Large, mushroom form with thick lamina propria in core placed betweeen filliform papilla espitialy on midlateral of tongue (Fig.
You can coat your tongue with blue food coloring and see if you have an above-average number of fungiform papillae.
Few prominent bright red fungiform papillae were also seen.
The human tongues have taste buds and fungiform taste papillae, the number of which is proportional to PTC/PROP taste (Fox, 1931).
are hundreds of buds, and the fungiform papillae distributed over the
7 Some of the studies show that, in addition to the increased urea, there are fewer fungiform taste buds that contribute to the impairment of taste in these patients.
They also measured the number and shape of a particular type of taste bud called the fungiform papillae.
They also measured the number and shape of a particu-latype of taste bud called the fungiform papillae.
Taste buds, more properly known as called papillae, are raised projections that come in four types: filiform, fungiform, falciform and foliate.
Remove the ring and, using a magnifying glass, count the pink circles, called fungiform papillae, on the blue background.