filiform papillae


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Related to filiform papillae: Fungiform papillae, Vallate papillae, Foliate papillae

fi·li·form pa·pil·lae

[TA]
numerous elongated conic keratinized projections on the dorsum of the tongue.
Synonym(s): papillae filiformes [TA]

fi·li·form pa·pil·lae

(fil'i-fōrm pă-pil'ē) [TA]
Numerous elongated conic keratinized projections on the dorsum of the tongue.

fi·li·form pa·pil·lae

(fil'i-fōrm pă-pil'ē) [TA]
Numerous elongated conic keratinized projections on dorsum of tongue.
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The observed thickenings represent the first forms of primordial of fungiform and filiform papillae.
1997) showed that the dorsal epithelium of the tongue in rats at the middle or late period of gestation has no rediments of filiform papillae and no sign of keratinization.
The body of these papillae is delimited by a deep circular grove and this area is surrounded by filiform papillae (Fig.
The morphology of filiform papillae is also comparable to that reported for Chaetophractus vellerosus and C.
In aging rat tongue mucosa, usually the filiform papillae present the single sensory nerve endings (Fig.
Our data showed that the filiform papillae presented few terminal axons revealing single form in comparison with other lingual papillae.