papilla

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Related to lingual papilla: Filiform papillae, Vallate papillae
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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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Morphometric measurements of filiform lingual papilla were done with ocular micrometers using 20 objective magnification.
While a statistically significant difference was not detected between blind rats and rats with regard to filiform lingual papilla length (p>0.05), the difference between papilla width was seen to be statistically significant (p<0.05).