- of or relating to the mamma or breast.
Origin of mammary
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Submammary, sub-mam′a-ri, adj. situated under the mamm or paps.
- of, relating to, or like a mamma or breast
Word Origin and History for submammary
1680s, from French mammaire (18c.), from Latin mamma "breast," probably from the child's word for "mother" (see mamma).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of or relating to a breast or mamma.
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