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Meaning of PAPILLA

Pronunciation:  pu'pilu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather
  2. [n]  a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell; "the papillae of the tongue"
 

PAPILLA is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: appendage, outgrowth, process, receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pa*pil"la\, n.; pl. {Papill[ae]}. [L., a nipple,
pimple.]
Any minute nipplelike projection; as, the papill[ae] of the
tongue.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A nipple-like projection or structure.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A small, elongated protuberance on the surface of an organ, usually an extension of one epidermal cell.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bag, boobs, bosom, breast, breasts, brisket, bust, chest, crop, dug, knockers, mama, mamelon, mamelonation, mammary gland, mammilla, mammillation, nenes, nipple, pap, pigeon breast, teat, thorax, tit, tits, titties, titty, udder
 

 

 

 

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