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vallate

 [val´āt]
having a wall or rim; cup-shaped.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

val·late

(val'āt),
Bordered with an elevation, as a cupped structure; denoting especially certain lingual papillae.
See also: circumvallate.
[L. vallo, pp. -atus, to surround with, fr. vallum, a rampart]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

val·late

(val'āt)
Bordered with an elevation, as a cupped structure; denoting especially certain lingual papillae.
See also: circumvallate
[L. vallo, pp. -atus, to surround with, fr. vallum, a rampart]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vallate

Surrounded by a rimmed depression.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
References in periodicals archive ?
The vallate papilla is the biggest of the papillae and is situated on the caudal region of the dorsal surface, involved in a deep continuous groove.
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.
Numerical variation and distributive pattern on microvascular cast specimens of vallate papillae in the crossbred Japanese cat tongue.
Pur essendo eccentrico, amante del lusso, del bello e dei particolare senza il quale non si avrebbe alcuna "eccezionalita," e profondo avversario della volgarita, D'Annunzio non odia la natura e non la subordina alla creazione umana, come fa Wilde, ma ad essa spesso si ispira creando immagini mitiche attraverso il ricordo dei monti, delle vallate e del mare della sua terra natia, dando corpo a opere che gia dalle loro prime prove manifestano la loro contradittorieta, vale a dire un'arte elitaria che ricerca il favore del pubblico di massa.
Four types of lingual papillae were observed in the dorsal lingual surface of the least weasel; filiform, conical, fungiform and vallate. These papillae differed in the structure, number and location.
Filiform, lentiform, fungiform, vallate and conical papillae were determined on the dorsal and ventrolateral surfaces of the tongue in Anatolian water buffalo.
The vallate papillae are the greatest gustatory papillae and collect saliva from epithelium to the terminal furrows (Yasuda & Tomita, 2002).