vallate papillae


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val·late pa·pil·lae

[TA]
one of up to 12 projections from the dorsum of the tongue forming a row anterior to and parallel with the sulcus terminalis; each papilla is surrounded by a circular trench (fossa) having a slightly raised outer wall (vallum); on the sides of the vallate papilla and the opposed margin of the vallum are numerous taste buds.

val·late pa·pil·lae

(val'āt pă-pil'ē) [TA]
A projections from the dorsum of the tongue forming a row anterior to and parallel with the sulcus terminalis.
Synonym(s): papillae vallatae [TA] , circumvallate papillae.
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Watanabe, "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," Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series C: Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, vol.
According to Kubota (1968), there is an intimate relationship between the feeding habits and the development of the vallate papillae. Our finding showed that the connective tissue of vallate papillae present a central groove surrounded by connective tissue papillae with different height.
Vallate papillae in the domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus f.
Scanning electron microscopic study of the vallate papillae of the opossum (Didelphis albiventris).
The vallate papillae are the greatest gustatory papillae and collect saliva from epithelium to the terminal furrows (Yasuda & Tomita, 2002).