papilla defined in 1951 yearpapilla - papilla;
papilla - A projection. Dermal papillae, projections of dermis into epidermis of vertebrates, increasing surface of contact between the two tissues. Tongue papillae, variety of projections on upper surface of mammalian tongue, on which He taste-buds, and which may be cornified to form a rasping surface, e.g. in cat.
near papilla in Knolik
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