\papˈɪlə], \papˈɪlə], \p_a_p_ˈɪ_l_ə]\
Definitions of PAPILLA
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Daniel Lyons
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Papille-diminutive, perhaps, from papa, one of the earliest cries of the infant, ascribed to a craving for food. The end of the breast, the nipple. See Nipple. An eminence similar to a nipple. A name given to small eminences, more or less prominent, at the surface of several parts, particularly of the skin and mucous membranes, in which latter situation they are also called villi. See Villous. They appear formed by the ultimate expansion of the vessels and nerves, and are susceptible, in some cases, of a kind of erection. They are also called Papillae nervosae seu Nerveae, P. Pyramidales, Nervous papillae, (F.) Papilles ou Papilles nerveuses, Houppes nerveuses.
By Robley Dunglison
Any minute soft or fleshy prominence or nipple-shaped projection. [Lat.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe