- having the form of a fungus or mushroom.
Origin of fungiform
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The circumvallate papill may also be enlarged, and the fungiform papill are sometimes very prominent and deeply congested.
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
- shaped like a mushroom or similar fungusthe fungiform papillae of the tongue
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- Shaped like a mushroom.
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