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Papillae are ridges found on your tongue. Taste buds are found within papillae your tongue. There are several types of papillae but it seems you only need to know the difference between the two.

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Q: Differentiate between papillae and taste buds?
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What type of papillae are the taste buds?

Papillae arn't taste buds. Taste buds are in the papillae.

Difference between papillae and taste buds?

There is not a difference between a papillae and a taste bud. A papillae is what a taste bud is called in medical terms.

Are papillae the same as taste buds?

No. Papillae can be seen on the tongue. They are the tiny bumps that puff up when you burn your tongue. Taste buds are very small in comparison, and there can be up to 25 taste buds on one papillae.

Biting off a taste bud?

It would be difficult to bite off a taste bud. If you are reffering to the bumps on your tongue those are called papillae. These are not the taste buds, however, some of them are associated with taste buds. The papillae are surrounded by a moat and on the wall of the papillae in the moat are the taste buds. So you would have to cut a papillae somewhat deep in order to have taken the taste bud with it. Assuming the taste bud left with the papillae it should regenerate, eventually. As mentioned only some papillae have taste buds. In humans only the circumvallate papillae, fungiform papillae, and foliate papillae have taste buds on their walls. drazx is the original author of this answer

Taste buds are found mainly on papillae?

yes, and papillae are found on the tongue

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These are the bumps on the surface of tongue that contains taste buds?


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