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Types of Papillae

Circumvallate Papillae
Circumvallate Papillae

Circumvallate papillae (CP) are bigger than other papillae and are arranged in a v-shaped way in the back of the tongue near the throat. Most people have from 6 to 12 circumvallate papillae. These papillae are used to taste bitter.

Depapillation
Depapillation

Lingual papillae (singular papilla) are the small, nipple-like structures on the upper surface of the tongue that give it its characteristic rough texture. The four types of papillae on the human tongue have different structures and are accordingly classfied as circumvallate (or vallate), fungiform, filiform, and foliate.

Etymology
Etymology

Read those words aloud, slowly, letting each one run sensuously over the papillae of your tongue. — john brownlee, WIRED, "John Edwards Meets Second Life 'Feces Spewing Obscenity'," 2 Mar. 2007 These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'papilla.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors.

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Filiform (Filum - Thread Like)
Filiform (Filum - Thread Like)

Quizlet provides papillae activities, ... filum - thread-like ... Location and shape of filiform papillae.

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Filiform Papillae
Filiform Papillae

Enlarged Papillae is a condition where the papillae on the tongue become swollen or bigger than normal. It is common and in most occasions not very serious. Although it is not serious, it is a very irritating ad painful condition.

Foliate Papillae
Foliate Papillae

foliate papilla one of the parallel mucosal folds on the tongue margin at the junction of its body and root. fungiform papilla one of the knoblike projections of the tongue scattered among the filiform papillae.

Fungiform (Mushroom Like)
Fungiform (Mushroom Like)

The fungiform papillae are involved in the sensations of taste and have taste buds embedded in their surfaces. They respond to both sweet and sour tastes. There are rather more of the mushroom-shaped fungiform papillae, which are scattered over the surface of the tongue with particular concentration at the tip and along the sides.

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Fungiform Papillae
Fungiform Papillae

Enlarged Papillae is a condition where the papillae on the tongue become swollen or bigger than normal. It is common and in most occasions not very serious. Although it is not serious, it is a very irritating ad painful condition.

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Papillitis/Hypertrophy
Papillitis/Hypertrophy

Differential diagnosis papillitis Papillita Symptoms can occur in other diseases of the rectum, and the hypertrophied papillae themselves to be, above all, be distinguished from polyps of the colon. In some cases, doctors can take a normal anal papillae during their hypertrophy of polyp of the rectum or anal canal polyp.