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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Covered with small nipplelike projections, such as protuberances on the skin, at the root of a hair or feather, or at the base of a developing tooth.

Usage examples (37)
  • Are you sure you didn't mean papillary -- as in like a pimple or pustule?
  • I found out I had the papillary form of cancer and that it was treatable.
  • Peels can go down to the papillary dermis, which is the top part of the dermis.
  • About 90 percent of thyroid cancer among the survivors is of the papillary type. for more
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