Do you know what are these?
Is it a kind of flowers? Is it some ice cream? Is it some sort of meat?
It is neither of that. It is a ………………….
Up Close With Your Tongue
A high energy beam scanner, called a scanning electron micrograph, was used to capture this image, which shows the surface of a human tongue. The protruding objects, called filiform papillae, can sense pressure. The flaky appearance of the papillae results from the fact that they are constantly shedding their skin to increase sensitivity.