noun, plural pa·pil·lae [puh-pil-ee] /pəˈpɪl i/.
- papier collé,
- papilla mammae,
- papilla of corium,
- papillary adenocarcinoma
Origin of papilla
Examples from the Web for papilla
Prof. Balfour left a rough drawing (not reproduced) shewing the papilla, to which is appended the following note.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The duct is now severed with the scalpel at a point a little way from the papilla as shown at G in Fig. 3.Fur Farming For Profit|Hermon Basil Laymon
The papilla itself now becomes moulded into a Cestode head, which however is developed in an inverted position.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
The larger ulcers are more frequently situated in the first part of the duodenum, often proximal to the papilla of Vater.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
At the bottom of the follicle there is an upward projection of the true skin, a papilla, which contains blood-vessels and nerves.A Practical Physiology|Albert F. Blaisdell
noun plural -lae (-liː)
Word Origin for papilla
plural papillae, 1690s, "nipple," from Latin papilla "nipple," diminutive of papula "swelling" (see pap (n.2)). Meaning "nipple-like protuberance" attested from 1713.