fungiform

[fuhn-juh-fawrm, fuhng-guh-]

Origin of fungiform

First recorded in 1815–25; fungi- + -form
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British Dictionary definitions for fungiform

fungiform

adjective
  1. shaped like a mushroom or similar fungusthe fungiform papillae of the tongue
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fungiform in Medicine

fungiform

[fŭnjə-fôrm′, fŭnggə-]
adj.
  1. Shaped like a mushroom.
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