- resembling a papilla.
Origin of papilliform
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Examples from the Web for papilliform
These spines are at first papilliform, then elongated and round.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
The superior margin of the latter is not a plain ring, but sends upward a papilliform projection on each side.The Beaked Whales of the Family Ziphidae
The body is pyriform, broadly truncate on the anterior end, in the middle of which rises a papilliform process (Schnabel).Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole
Gary N. Calkins
- Resembling or shaped like a papilla.
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