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The number of fungiform papillae has been counted on the tongues of six adult cats and of kittens both at birth and aged 2 and 4 months. Papillae were sampled from different regions of the tongue, and their size and the number of taste buds they contained were determined using histological sections taken parallel to the tongue surface. There were(More)
Taste buds and the papillae that carry them are trophically dependent upon an intact innervation. The number and size of fungiform papillae and the number of taste buds on their surface were determined 3 months after crushing or sectioning the combined trunk of the chorda tympani and lingual nerves. After crushing there were fewer fungiform papillae but(More)
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