fungiform papilla


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Related to fungiform papilla: Filiform papillae, Vallate papillae

fungiform papilla

[′fən·jə‚fȯrm pə′pil·ə]
(anatomy)
One of the low, broad papillae scattered over the dorsum and margins of the tongue.
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