papilla(redirected from papilla of Vater, Vater's papilla)
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Related to papilla of Vater, Vater's papilla: Ampulla of Vater, major duodenal 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
A small, nipplelike eminence.