FUNGIFORM PAPILLAE

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These are swellings on the front of the tongue that are shaped like a mushroom and number about200. Half have tastebuds from 1 to 36, average 3.

FUNGIFORM PAPILLAE: "The fungi form papillae are sensitive to salty and sweet."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FUNGIFORM PAPILLAE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fungiform-papillae/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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