Medical Definition of Folia linguae

1. Numerous projections arranged in several transverse folds upon the lateral margins of the tongue just in front of the palatoglossus muscle. Synonym: papillae foliatae, folia linguae. Fungiform papillae, numerous minute elevations on the dorsum of the tongue, of a fancied mushroom shape, the tip being broader than the base; the epithelium of many of these papillae has taste buds. Synonym: papillae fungiformes, clavate papillae. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Folia Linguae

foldouts
foldover
foldovers
folds
folds of iris
foldup
foldups
foley
foley artist
foley artists
foley session
foley sessions
foleys
folia
folia cerebelli
folia linguae (current term)
foliaceous
foliage
foliage leaf
foliage volume
foliaged
foliagelike
foliages
folial
foliar
foliate
foliate papillae
foliated
foliates
foliating

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