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circumvallate

 [ser″kum-val´āt]
surrounded by a ridge or trench, as the circumvallate papillae.

cir·cum·val·late

(ser'kŭm-val'āt),
Denoting a structure surrounded by a wall, as the circumvallate (vallate) papillae of the tongue.
[circum- + L. vallum, wall]

circumvallate

/cir·cum·val·late/ (-val´āt) surrounded by a ridge or trench, as the vallate papillae.

circumvallate

(sûr′kəm-văl′āt′)
tr.v. circumval·lated, circumval·lating, circumval·lates
To surround with or as if with a rampart.
adj.
1. (also -ĭt) Surrounded with or as if with a rampart.
2. Anatomy Surrounded by a ridge or raised, wall-like structure.

cir′cum·val·la′tion n.

cir·cum·val·late

(sĭr'kŭm-val'āt)
Denoting a structure surrounded by a wall, as the circumvallate (vallate) papillae of the tongue.

circumvallate

Surrounded by a groove or by a raised ring as in the case of the circumvallate papillae on the tongue.

cir·cum·val·late

(sĭr'kŭm-val'āt)
Denoting a structure surrounded by a wall (e.g., circumvallate [lingual] papillae).

circumvallate

surrounded by a ridge or trench, as the vallate (circumvallate) papillae.
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A YOUR blisters may simply be circumvallate papillae, which are part of the normal anatomy of the tongue and, therefore, do not require treatment.
Clinically, median rhomboid glossitis manifests as a well-delineated erytbematous area located along the midline posterior dorsal tongue just anterior to the circumvallate papillae (figure 1).
The site of the fistula is determined by placing a hemostat at the midline of the base of the tongue behind the circumvallate papillae and palpating it through the skin surface of the neck.