papilla

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(botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf

a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell

a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather

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Histological pattern of bat tongue circumvallate papillae with special reference to the histochemistry of the associated lingual glands.
be observed at the center of the circumvallate papillae on gestational
These are usually the circumvallate papillae which are round raised "taste buds" towards the back.
They are called circumvallate papillae and contain taste buds.