fungiform papilla

noun

Medical Definition of fungiform papilla

: any of numerous papillae on the upper surface of the tongue that are flat-topped and noticeably red from the richly vascular stroma and usually contain taste buds

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“Fungiform papilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fungiform%20papilla. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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