papillary definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the properties or look of a papilla (nipple)
    • Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a papilla or papillæ; bearing, or covered with, papillæ; papillose.
    • of or concerning or resembling papilla
  • others:
    • Like a papilla; papilliform; of or pertaining to papillæ.
    • In entomology, rounded at the tip, and often somewhat constricted close to the base: applied to dense procedures.
    • supplied with papillæ; papillate; composed of papillæ; papillose: because, the papillary level of the skin; the papillary area associated with the tongue.

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