Definition of Papillae

1. Noun. (irregular plural of papilla) ¹

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Definition of Papillae

1. papilla [n] - See also: papilla

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Papillae

papilla duodeni major
papilla duodeni minor
papilla incisiva
papilla lacrimalis
papilla lingualis
papilla mammae
papilla nervi optici
papilla of Vater
papilla of breast
papilla parotidea
papilla pili
papilla renalis
papilla vallata
papillae (current term)
papillae conicae
papillae dermis
papillae filiformes
papillae foliatae
papillae fungiformes
papillae of corium
papillary adenocarcinoma
papillary adenoma of large intestine
papillary carcinoma
papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum
papillary cystic adenoma
papillary ducts

Literary usage of Papillae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"They are very minute, more or less conical or filiform in shape, and arranged in lines corresponding in direction with the two rows of the papillae cir- ..."

2. Histology of Medicinal Plants by William Mansfield (1916)
"FORMS OF HAIRS papillae papillae are epidermal cells which are extended outward in ... papillae occur on the following parts of the plant: flower- petals, ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"The dermis, thrown up into numerous conspicuous papillae, contains a considerable ... In the tongue, the papillae, which are for the most part compound, ..."

4. A Treatise on human physiology by John Call Dalton (1875)
"papillae, which are the most numerous, and which cover most uniformly the upper ... Secondly, the fungiform papillae. These are thicker and larger than the ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"The filiform appendages entangle and delay the smaller particles of the food, and the cavities of the papillae receive the nutritious juices, and retain it ..."

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