The fungiform and vallate papillae were placed on midlateral and posterior of tongue due to causes the food particles to be exposed to the taste buds.
This finding showed that these glands were near the gustatory papillae as fungiform and vallate .
Characteristics of filiform, fungiform and vallate papillae and surface of interface epithelium-connective tissue of the maned sloth tongue mucosa (Bradypus torquatus, Iliger, 1811): Light and Scanning Electron Microscopy Study.
Numerical variation and distributive pattern on microvascular cast specimens of vallate
papillae in the crossbred Japanese cat tongue.
In 110-day-old foetuses there was further maturation of the papillae and it showed, filiform, fungiform and vallate papillae, with the lamina propria showing full differentiation (Fig.
According to Kubota (1968), there is an intimate relationship between the feeding habits and the development of the vallate papillae.
2), on both lateral edges and in the posterior third of the tongue, behind vallate papillae, where they are small and less numerous.
On the root of the tongue two oval and elongated vallate papillae are founded, they are situated symmetrically and obliquely to the median line of the tongue.
1) differering those found in the fungiform and vallate papillae.
Our observations confirmed those reported by Seto (1963) emphazing that large papilla like fungiform and vallate present numerous well developed bundles of nerve fibers with their terminal axons.
The vallate papillae are the greatest gustatory papillae and collect saliva from epithelium to the terminal furrows (Yasuda & Tomita, 2002).
Analysis of the height of lingual vallates papillae in brazilian individuals.