Vallate papillae in the domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus f. domestica).

  title={Vallate papillae in the domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus f. domestica).},
  author={Mirosława Kulawik and Szymon Godynicki},
  journal={Polish journal of veterinary sciences},
  volume={10 1},
On the root of the tongue in the rabbit there are two symmetrically located vallate papillae, covered by nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium. The epithelium is characterized by variable thicknesses, forming epithelial streaks of different length and irregular shape. Taste buds are found both in the epithelium covering the papillae and in the epithelium of the outer walls of the papillae from the side of the furrows. The outer wall of the vallate papillae is gradually transformed with… CONTINUE READING