Lingual papilla

Lingual papilla

One of numerous variously shaped projections of the mucous membrane of the dorsum of the tongue.

Synonym: papilla lingualis.

The lingual portion of the gingiva filling the interproximal space between adjacent teeth; in molar and premolar areas, there may be separate lingual and buccal interdental papillae.

See: interdental papilla.

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