FILIFORM PAPILLAE

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., Pam M.S., "FILIFORM PAPILLAE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/filiform-papillae/ (accessed April 7, 2020).
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