Definition of Papillae. Meaning of Papillae. Synonyms of Papillae

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Definition of Papillae

Papillae
Papilla Pa*pil"la, n.; pl. Papill[ae]. [L., a nipple, pimple.] Any minute nipplelike projection; as, the papill[ae] of the tongue.

Meaning of Papillae from wikipedia

- Lingual papillae (singular papilla) are the small, nipple-like structures on the upper surface of the tongue that give it its characteristic rough texture...
- dermal papillae are generally termed "connective tissue papillae", which interdigitate with the rete pegs of the superficial epithelium. Dermal papillae are...
- 'nipple') or papillae may refer to: Papilla (fish anatomy), in the mouth of fish Dental papilla, in a developing tooth Dermal papillae, part of the skin...
- The taste receptors are located around the small structures known as papillae found on the upper surface of the tongue, soft palate, upper esophagus...
- Sphaeroma papillae is a species of isopod in the family Sphaeromatidae. "Sphaeroma papillae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved...
- upper surface (dorsum) is covered by taste buds housed in numerous lingual papillae. It is sensitive and kept moist by saliva and is richly supplied with nerves...
- Transient lingual papillitis are painful, hypertrophic, red and white lingual papillae on the tongue. The name "lie bumps" is a result of a myth that telling...
- cat's tongue has sharp spines, or papillae, useful for retaining and ripping flesh from a carc****. These papillae are small backward-facing hooks that...
- The major duodenal papilla is a rounded projection at the opening of the common bile duct and pancreatic duct into the duodenum. The major duodenal papilla...
- toxic to the kidney, called nephrotoxins, damage the renal papillae. Damage to the renal papillae may result in death to cells in this region of the kidney...
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