fungiform papillae

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fun·gi·form pa·pil·lae

[TA]
numerous minute elevations on the dorsum of the tongue, the tip being broader than the base and resembling a mushroom; the epithelia of many of these papillae contains taste buds.

fun·gi·form pa·pil·lae

(fŭn'ji-fōrm pă-pil'ē) [TA]
Numerous minute elevations on the dorsum of the tongue, of a supposed mushroom shape, the tip being broader than the base; the epithelium of many of these papillae has taste buds.

fun·gi·form pa·pil·lae

(fŭn'ji-fōrm pă-pil'ē) [TA]
Numerous minute elevations on lingual dorsum of tongue, the tip being broader than the base and resembling a mushroom; their epithelia contains taste buds.