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filoform papilla


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Any of the numerous threadlike papillae that are situated on the upper surface of the tongue and that conspicuously lack taste buds. Compare circumvallate papilla, foliate papilla, fungiform papilla. filoform papillae pl. [From Latin filum a thread + forma a shape]

Subjects: Psychology.


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