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Table 8 Number of Fungiform Papillae per cm2 (means ± SD) at Tongue Tip in Smokers and Non-Smokers

From: Evaluation of young smokers and non-smokers with Electrogustometry and Contact Endoscopy

  Non-Smokers Smokers
Tongue tip Right Side Left Side Right Side Left Side
  27 ± 7.6 26 ± 6. 25.7 ± 4.2 24.9 ± 5.9
  1. The number of Fungiform Papillae per cm2 (means ± SD) at Tongue Tip in smokers (n = 28) and non-smokers (n = 34). There was no significant difference between the two groups concerning the density of fPap.