Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary


play play
adjective pap·il·lary \ˈpap-ə-ˌler-ē, especially British pə-ˈpil-ə-rē\

Medical Definition of papillary

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling a papilla :  papillose

Learn More about papillary

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up papillary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).