Numerous projections arranged in several transverse folds upon the lateral margins of the tongue just in front of the palatoglossus muscle.
Synonyms: papillae foliatae, folia linguae.
Fungiform papillae, numerous minute elevations on the dorsum of the tongue, of a fancied mushroom shape, the tip being broader than the base; the epithelium of many of these papillae has taste buds.
Synonyms: papillae fungiformes, clavate papillae.
(05 Mar 2000)
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