noun, plural pa·pil·lae [puh-pil-ee]. /pəˈpɪl i/.
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Origin of papilla
OTHER WORDS FROM papillapap·il·lar [pap-uh-ler, puh-pil-er], /ˈpæp ə lər, pəˈpɪl ər/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for papilla
Each Wolffian duct ends blindly in front, and the two unite behind to open by a common papilla into the cloaca.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
Papillif′erous, papillate: bearing one or more fleshy excrescences; Papill′iform, like a papilla in form.
In case of failure to destroy an individual papilla, should a second attempt be made at the same sitting?Essentials of Diseases of the Skin|Henry Weightman Stelwagon
A short time after the appearance of the vacuoles the entire conidium extends itself so that the papilla disappears.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
A highly vascular dermal papilla projects into the base of the hair.The Vertebrate Skeleton|Sidney H. Reynolds