mammillae

mammilla

[ma-mil-uh]
noun, plural mammillae [ma-mil-ee] .
1.
Anatomy. the nipple of the mamma, or breast.
2.
any nipplelike process or protuberance.

Origin:
1685–95; < Latin: breast, teat, diminutive of mamma mamma2

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mammilla (mæˈmɪlə)
 
n , pl -lae
the US spelling of mamilla
 
'mammillary
 
adj

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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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