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foliate papilla

foliate papilla in Medicine

foliate papilla fo·li·ate papilla (fō'lē-ĭt, -āt')
n.
Any of the numerous projections that are arranged in several transverse folds on the lateral margins of the tongue just in front of the palatoglossus muscle.

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