papillae of tongue

papillae of tongue

[TA]
numerous variously shaped projections of the mucous membrane of the dorsum of the tongue; includes filiform, foliate, fungiform, and vallate papillae. Synonym(s): lingual papillae (1) , papilla lingualis

pa·pil·lae of tongue

(pă-pilē tŭng) [TA]
Projections of mucous membrane of dorsum of tongue; includes filiform, foliate, fungiform, and vallate papillae.