filiform papillae

filiform papillae
Curved tapering cone-shaped body on the tongue of rodents, of which the epithelial cell columns have been investigated in detail.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • filiform — 1. SYN: filamentous (1). 2. In bacteriology, denoting an even growth along the line of inoculation, either stroke or stab. [L. filum, thread] * * * fi·li·form fil ə .fȯrm, fī lə adj shaped like a filament filiform …   Medical dictionary

  • papillae conicae — conical papillae: sparsely scattered large elevations on the tongue surface, often considered a modified type of filiform papillae …   Medical dictionary

  • papillae fungiformes — [TA] fungiform papillae: knoblike projections on the tongue, scattered singly among the filiform papillae …   Medical dictionary

  • filiform — adj. shaped like a thread; for example, the threadlike filiform papillae of the tongue …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • papillae filiformes — [TA] filiform papillae: threadlike elevations that cover most of the tongue surface …   Medical dictionary

  • filiform papilla — n any of numerous minute pointed papillae on the tongue …   Medical dictionary

  • papillae linguales — [TA] lingual papillae: the filiform, fungiform, vallate, foliate, and conical papillae of the tongue …   Medical dictionary

  • filiform papilla — noun : any of numerous minute pointed papillae on the tongue …   Useful english dictionary

  • Нитеобразный (Filiform) — напоминающий по своему внешнему виду нить; например, нитевидные сосочки (filiform papillae) языка. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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