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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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"HairClone aims to replace the dermal papilla cells and rebuild these miniaturising follicles back to their original thickness and length.
In 2015, Terskikh successfully grew hair underneath mouse skin (subcutaneous) by creating dermal papilla derived from human pluripotent stem cells--a tantalizing but uncontrolled process that required further refinement.
Ten immature permanent teeth had two-thirds root development with open root apices and attached apical papilla tissue, whereas the other ten teeth were mature and had fully developed root apices.
To assess the ability of dual CE, we defined the duodenal papilla as the only landmark in the small bowel.
Latest studies pointed out that Foxc2 was highly expressed in developing dental tissue, including dental papilla [19-21], so it is reasonable to speculate that Foxc2 may participate in the differentiation of SCAP.
In accordance with this classification, type 2, in which the duct of Wirsung encircles the duodenum but drains at the major papilla, corresponds with our case [18].
It was found that papilla cells, which play pivotal roles in hair formation, reacted positively to isosaponarin.
Accurate biopsy of bile duct without destroying duodenal papilla. Turk J Gastroenterol 2017; 28: x-x; 28: 67-8.
In some cases, although "white esthetics" can be achieved, "pink esthetics," or reconstruction of the lost interdental papilla, is a problem, especially when the distance from the base of the contact point to the alveolar bone is greater than 5 mm [8, 9].
The size of the diverticula and position of the papilla in relation to the diverticula are variable.
performed SCTG combined with double papilla flap or a repositioned flap,3,4 while Andrade performed CAF with enamel matrix derivative.32 Pandey and Mehta performed CAF combined with free rotated papilla autograft.31
The dermal papilla is a highly active group of cells, and it is derived from the dermis mesenchyme, located at the base of the hair follicle.