Ophthalmoscopic examination shows swelling of the disc, and the vessels of the papilla are distended and tortuous.
A papilla of the dermis makes its appearance, the outer layer of which gradually calcifies to form the dentine and osseous tissue.
Entrance of biliary and pancreatic ducts on summit of papilla of duodenum.
The papilla continues to elongate and the cryptogam to increase, until finally it invades nearly the entire length of the papilla.
The cavity itself was lined with a thick vascular membrane, united to the papilla at its base.
Later there is formed below this a denser aggregation of the corium, which ultimately becomes the papilla of the hair.
papilla, pa-pil′a, n. one of the minute elevations on the skin, esp.
Papillif′erous, papillate: bearing one or more fleshy excrescences; Papill′iform, like a papilla in form.
These may be simple, or the rim of the nostril may be elevated, forming a papilla or even a long barbel.
The larger ulcers are more frequently situated in the first part of the duodenum, often proximal to the papilla of Vater.
papilla pa·pil·la (pə-pĭl'ə)
n. pl. pa·pil·lae (-pĭl'ē)
A small nipplelike projection, such as a protuberance on the skin, at the root of a hair or feather, or at the base of a developing tooth.
One of the small, round or cone-shaped protuberances on the top of the tongue that contain taste buds.
A pimple or pustule.