What is another word for papillary?

Pronunciation: [pˈapɪləɹi] (IPA)

Papillary is an adjective that refers to something that resembles or relates to a nipple or a papilla. Synonyms for this word include nodular, protuberant, raised, and bumpy. Other similar adjectives include pointed, elevated, protruding, and prominent. These words are often used to describe physical characteristics of objects or surfaces, such as the texture of skin or the shape of a rock. In medical terminology, papillary is often associated with the presence of papillae, such as in the papillary muscles of the heart or the papillae on the tongue. Clear understanding of synonyms of papillary can enhance the vocabulary and add versatility to one's writing and communication skills.

What are the hypernyms for Papillary?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Papillary

The papillary nerves run in a waving manner, usually terminating in loops.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
It is divided into two layers, the deep, or true, corium and the upper, or papillary.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
Styles 2-3, divergent; small papillary stigmas.
"The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines"
T. H. Pardo de Tavera

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