FILIFORM PAPILLAE

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name of the most common of the four types of papillae, covering most of the surface of the human tongue and giving that organ its rough surface.

FILIFORM PAPILLAE: "The filiform papillae cover the surface of our tongue."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FILIFORM PAPILLAE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filiform-papillae/ (accessed December 3, 2021).

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