Papillae

Some articles on papillae:

Masdevallia Veitchiana - Discovery
... differing in size, colour, and in the manner in which the papillae is spread over the inner surface of the sepals ... be distinguished by having the upper sepal densely and uniformly covered with purple papillae, while in the lateral two this covering is confined entirely to the outer half, the inner being of ...
Taste Receptor - Tissue Distribution
... There are three types of papillae involved in taste fungiform papillae, foliate papillae, and circumvallate papillae ... Beyond the papillae, taste receptors are also in the palate and early parts of the digestive system like the larynx and upper esophagus ...
Human Skin - Skin Layers - Dermis - Papillary Region
... It is named for its fingerlike projections called papillae, that extend toward the epidermis ... The papillae provide the dermis with a "bumpy" surface that interdigitates with the epidermis, strengthening the connection between the two layers of skin ... In the palms, fingers, soles, and toes, the influence of the papillae projecting into the epidermis forms contours in the skin's surface ...
Dermal Papillae
... In the human skin, the dermal papillae (DP) (singular papilla, diminutive of Latin papula, 'pimple') are small, nipple-like extensions (or interdigitations) of the dermis into the epidermis ... Blood vessels in the dermal papillae nourish all hair follicles and bring nutrients and oxygen to the lower layers of epidermal cells ... The dermal papillae are part of the uppermost layer of the dermis, the papillary dermis, and the ridges they form greatly increase the surface area between ...
Synodontis Decora - Physical Description - Distinguishing Between Sexes
... The male has somewhat ridged genital papillae on which the spermatoduct is on the back side, facing the tail fin ... A gravid female will also show an extended papillae but the oviduct is on the ventral side of the papillae (And may also show a little redness if really gravid) ...