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mammilla

[ma-mil-uh] /mæˈmɪl ə/
noun, plural mammillae
[ma-mil-ee] /mæˈmɪl i/ (Show IPA)
1.
Anatomy. the nipple of the mamma, or breast.
2.
any nipplelike process or protuberance.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin: breast, teat, diminutive of mamma mamma2
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British Dictionary definitions for mammilla

mamilla

/mæˈmɪlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
1.
a nipple or teat
2.
any nipple-shaped part or prominence
Derived Forms
mamillary, (US) mammillary, adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, diminutive of mamma breast

mammilla

/mæˈmɪlə/
noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
1.
the US spelling of mamilla
Derived Forms
mammillary, adjective
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mammilla in Medicine

mammilla mam·mil·la (mā-mĭl'ə)
n. pl. -mil·lae (-mĭl'ē)

  1. A nipple or teat.

  2. A nipple-shaped protuberance.

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