Origin of papilla
OTHER WORDS FROM papillapap·il·lar [pap-uh-ler, puh-pil-er], /ˈpæp ə lər, pəˈpɪl ər/, adjective
How to use papilla in a sentence
Papillae present only laterally H. boulengeri Papillae present laterally and ventrallyH.
Feathers, like hairs, arise from epidermal papillae which become imbedded in pits in the dermis.
These are conical structures composed of a solid mass of hardened epidermal cells growing from a cluster of long dermal papillae.
The enlargement and compression of adjacent papillae give rise to a velvety appearance of the surface.
The inflammation is accompanied by the formation of so-called granules, and at the same time by a hyperplasia of the papillae.