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Tongue – Its Anatomy, Structure, and Functions

The tongue is a fleshy, muscular organ in the mouth. A moist, pink oral mucosa covers it. The surface of the tongue looks rough due to the presence of papillae.
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Tongue Papillae or Lingual Papillae – Know Their Significance

Our tongue consists of numerous bumps on its dorsal surface called the papilla. Tongue papillae contain taste buds and are responsible for the sweet, salt, bitter, and umami taste that we experience while eating or drinking.

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