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pa·pil·la

 (pə-pĭl′ə)
n. pl. pa·pil·lae (-pĭl′ē)
1. A small nipplelike projection, such as a protuberance on the skin, at the root of a hair or feather, or at the base of a developing tooth.
2. One of the small, round or cone-shaped protuberances on the top of the tongue that contain taste buds.
3. A pimple or pustule.
4. Botany A minute projection on the surface of a stigma, petal, or leaf.

[Latin, nipple, diminutive of papula, swelling, pimple.]

pap′il·lar′y (păp′ə-lĕr′ē, pə-pĭl′ə-rē) adj.
pap′il·late′ (păp′ə-lāt′, pə-pĭl′ĭt) adj.
pap·il·lose (păp′ə-lōs′, pə-pĭl′ōs′) adj.
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papilla

(pəˈpɪlə)
n, pl -lae (-liː)
1. (Zoology) the small projection of tissue at the base of a hair, tooth, or feather
2. (Zoology) any other similar protuberance
3. (Botany) any minute blunt hair or process occurring in plants
[C18: from Latin: nipple; related to Latin papula pimple]
paˈpillary, paˈpillar, ˈpapillate, ˈpapillose adj
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pa•pil•la

(pəˈpɪl ə)

n., pl. -pil•lae (-ˈpɪl i)
any small, nipplelike projection, as on the surface of the tongue or at the root of a developing hair.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin: nipple, teat, diminutive of papula pimple. See pap2]
pap•il•lar•y (ˈpæp əˌlɛr i, pəˈpɪl ə ri) adj.
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pa·pil·la

(pə-pĭl′ə)
Plural papillae (pə-pĭl′ē)
A small projection from a body surface, especially a taste bud on the tongue.
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papilla

A tiny nipple-shaped projection.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.papilla - (botany) a tiny outgrowth on the surface of a petal or leaf
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
2.papilla - a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smellpapilla - a small nipple-shaped protuberance concerned with taste, touch, or smell; "the papillae of the tongue"
sense organ, sensory receptor, receptor - an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
3.papilla - a small projection of tissue at the base of a hair or tooth or feather
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
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Translations

pa·pil·la

n. papila, protuberancia esp. en la lengua;
acoustic ______ acústica;
dermal ______ dérmica;
duodenal ______ duodenal;
filiform ______ filiforme;
lacrimal ______ lagrimal;
lingual ______ lingual.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

papilla

n papila
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Acute pancreatitis related to IDH is probably due to the compression of the pancreas and/or obstruction of the duodenal papilla (3).
The duodenal papilla was identified using a duodenal endoscope followed by sequential insertion of the guidewire, cholangiography with balloon sweeping and/or biliary stent placement depending on each case.
In this pilot study, we performed simultaneous application of the two capsule endoscopes and evaluated the detection rate of duodenal papilla and diagnostic yield.
He died in hospital in Nagasaki of cancer of the duodenal papilla, the point where the pancreatic and bile ducts meet, according to the Japan Confederation of Aand H-Bomb Sufferers Organisation.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Sumiteru Taniguchi, an influential survivor of the US atomic bombing of Nagasaki known for a picture showing his severe back burns scarlet in color, died of duodenal papilla cancer Wednesday, an A-bomb survivors' council said.
Overall, 0.05% of all carcinoids are ampullary in origin.8 They are usually found in submucosal layers of duodenal papilla. Peri-ampullary carcinoids are distinct from other peri-ampullary growths in having lower mean age of presentation (5th-6th decade), longer clinical course before diagnosis (greater than 3 months), and associated neurofibromatosis (greater than 25%).3 However, in our patient, age was less than 50 years (36 years); duration between onset of symptoms and diagnosis was more than 3 months (6 months); and no cutaneous neurofibromas were there.
This operation is performed to treat cancerous tumours on the head of the pancreas, malignant tumours involving the common bile duct, duodenal papilla or duodenum near the pancreas.
This surgical procedure is performed to treat cancerous tumors on the head of the pancreas malignant tumors involving common bile duct duodenal papilla duodenum near the pancreas and/or pancreatitis with or without definitive cause.
Third, perforation in the duodenal cap had a better result than that at the descending duodenum or the duodenal papilla. And the latter is a more complicated anatomical position which can be affected by pancreatic fluid and bile severely.