[ fuhn-juh-fawrm, fuhng-guh- ]
/ ˈfʌn dʒəˌfɔrm, ˈfʌŋ gə- /
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having the form of a fungus or mushroom.
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Words nearby fungiform
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Example sentences from the Web for fungiform
In many of the fungiform and most of the circumvallate papillæ are peculiar structures called taste buds or taste goblets.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
The circumvallate papill may also be enlarged, and the fungiform papill are sometimes very prominent and deeply congested.
British Dictionary definitions for fungiform
/ (ˈfʌndʒɪˌfɔːm) /
shaped like a mushroom or similar fungusthe fungiform papillae of the tongue
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Medical definitions for fungiform
[ fŭn′jə-fôrm′, fŭng′gə- ]
Shaped like a mushroom.
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