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Papilla (plural: papillae), generally meaning a nipple-like structure, may refer to:

In animals[edit]


In plants and fungi[edit]

  • Papilla (mycology), an acutely nipple-shaped protrusion in the center of the cap
  • Cuticular papilla, a raised thickening in plant cuticle, not large enough to be considered a trichome or hair
  • Stigmatic papilla on the receptive tip of a carpel (female part of a flower)

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