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.
References in periodicals archive ?
The presence of lingual papillae was already reported in other birds, such as the white-tailed eagle, the cormorant (HOMBERGER; BRUSH, 1986), oriental scops owl, and the Japanese pygmy woodpecker (EMURA et al., 2009a and b).
Kobayashi, "Comparative morphological study on the lingual papillae and their connective tissue cores (CTC) in reeves' muntjac deer (Muntiacus reevesi)" Annals of Anatomy, vol.
The present study showed that the type and the distribution of lingual papillae probably due to diet habit.
Three-dimensional structure of the connective tissue papillae of the cat lingual papillae. Japanese Journal of Oral Biology, v.30, p.739-742, 1988.
SEM studies on the lingual papillae and their connective tissue cores of the ferret and Siberian weasel.