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This work aimed to describe the anatomical and histological structure of tongue hamster papillae. For this purpose, a total of 10 adult male hamsters, Mesocrictus auatus were obtained. Based on the results, the keratinized stratified squamous epithelial is formed on the dorsal surface of the tongue. The results revealed filiform papillae projected from the dorsal surface of the tongue, filiform papillae-like bristles with conical shapes, and the tips of filiform as partial keratinized. The detailed histomorphology of the male hamster’s tongue was described.


Tongue Papillae Mesocrictus auratus Morphology

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AL-ALSHEMKHI, M., MOHAMMED, Z. S. ., M. HUSSEIN, R., S. OMRAN, Z., AL-KRAITY, W. R. H., & A. ALTAWEEL, D. (2022). Histological study of lingual papillae in male hamster, Mesocrictus auratus. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 9, 458–461. Retrieved from


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