Parts of tongue

Discover the fascinating anatomy of the tongue and learn about the different parts that contribute to taste, speech, and swallowing. Enhance your knowledge of this important sensory organ.
Lingual papillae on the tongue. Filiform: tiny spikes without taste buds, used for sexual information of food but serve no gustation purpose. Foliate: form parallels lines on the posterier/lateral part of tongue, Most of their tastebuds deteriorate by age of 2-3 years. Fungiform: mushroom shaped, usually 3-5 taste bods on them spread out on the tip and sides of the tongue. Vallate: usually 7-12 of them located in the posterior region of the tongue but contain half of all taste buds. Taste Buds, Tongue Health, Oral Health, Body Organs, Tongue, Health Signs, Parts Of Tongue, Dental

Lingual papillae on the tongue. Filiform: tiny spikes without taste buds, used for sexual information of food but serve no gustation purpose. Foliate: form parallels lines on the posterier/lateral part of tongue, Most of their tastebuds deteriorate by age of 2-3 years. Fungiform: mushroom shaped, usually 3-5 taste bods on them spread out on the tip and sides of the tongue. Vallate: usually 7-12 of them located in the posterior region of the tongue but contain half of all taste buds.

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