Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • verb

Words related to circumvallate

surround with or as if with a rampart or other fortification

References in periodicals archive ?
Examination of the placenta revealed a circumvallate placenta with Battledore insertion of the cord (Figure 1).
The number of circumvallate papillae in bats is different and depends on food habit [1].
The Von Ebner glands drain on the base of the circumvallate and foliate papillae on the dorsal lingual surface; the Weber glands, mucin exclusive producers, are located on the lateral surface of the tongue, having as drainage site the lingual tonsil crypts; lastly, the Blandin Nuhn glands are found near the tip of the ventral surface of the tongue, and are surrounded by lingual muscles near the medial line.
tongue: the circumvallate papillae located in the medial and posterior
When using a tongue scraper, press gently and reach back to the large bumps at the base of the tongue known as the circumvallate papillae," advises Dr.
Most of them, however, still involve radiofrequency ablation at various sites located near the circumvallate papillae with treatment taking place over several sessions a few weeks apart.
The oropharyngeal mucosa, posterior to the circumvallate papillae, is endodermal in origin and is typically more affected by aggressive carcinomas, whereas the oral mucosa is ectodermal in derivation and is affected by less aggressive lesions.
These are usually the circumvallate papillae which are round raised "taste buds" towards the back.