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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Fine structure of the tongue and lingual papillae of the penguin.
Stereo structure of the connective tissue cores of the lingual papillae in the steller sea lion.
SEM study on the lingual papillae and their connective tissue cores of the Japanese common pipistrelle (Pipistrelle abramus).
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.
Descriptions of the development of lingual papillae of mouse, rat and human has shown that early developmental stage of dome shaped structures found in the surface of the tongue were primordial of fungiform papillae (Iwasaki et al.
This may be due to different in duration of gestation which is longer in human, it appears that different factors affect the morphogenesis of rudiments of lingual papillae.
1997) should be examined for the role in different stages before and after birth to clarify the mechanism of morphogenesis of lingual papillae and differentiation of cells with different degrees of keratinization.
The distribution and structure of the lingual papillae on the tongue of the bank vole Clethrionomys glareolus.
Comparative morphological study on the tongue and lingual papillae of horses (Perissodactyla) and selected ruminantia (Artiodactyla).
This bird did not present lingual papillae in the anterior and posterior regions.
Morphology of the dorsal lingual papillae in the lesser mouse deer, Tragulus javanicus.