fungiform definition

  • adjective:
    • Shaped like a mushroom.
    • Having the shape of a mushroom.
    • formed like a fungus or mushroom.
    • Shaped like a mushroom.
    • getting the shape of a mushroom.
    • formed like a fungus or mushroom.
  • others:
    • Having the type of a mushroom; cylindrical with a wider convex mind: specifically put on particular papillæ associated with the tongue, distinguished from filiform and circumvallate. Additionally fungilliform. See papilla.
    • Having the form of a mushroom; cylindrical with a broader convex head: specifically applied to certain papillæ of the tongue, distinguished from filiform and circumvallate. Also fungilliform. See papilla.

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