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Human tongue surface, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). The tongue is covered in many backward facing projections called filiform papillae, which sense pressure. The papillae have a scaly appearance because they are constantly shedding their top layer of skin.Request/Download high-res file Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB Downloadable file size: 1.7MB

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7. The anatomy, histology and development of the pharynx, larynx and thyroid gland.

7. The anatomy, histology and development of the pharynx, larynx and thyroid gland. | DOTE Anatomy topics

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Close-up of the tongue-shaped villi of the jejunum region of the small intestine as viewed from the lumen. **On Page Credit Required**

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In human anatomy, orifice through which food and air enter the body. The mouth opens to the outside at the lips and empties into the throat at the rear; its boundaries are defined...

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