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papilla

noun [C] uk   /pəˈpɪl.ə/ ( plural papillae /pəˈpɪl.iː/ ) specialized us  
a small, round raised structure at the base of hair or teeth, or on the tongue, where it is involved in taste: Hair begins growing in a tube called the papilla.
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