lingual papilla

n.

Any of the papillae on the tongue: conical, filiform, fungiform, and vallate.

Nearby words

  1. lingual brace,
  2. lingual follicle,
  3. lingual goiter,
  4. lingual gyrus,
  5. lingual nerve,
  6. lingual protrusion lisp,
  7. lingual tonsil,
  8. lingual vein,
  9. linguaphile,
  10. linguatula


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