mamilla

US mammilla

/ (mæˈmɪlə) /

noun plural -lae (-liː)

a nipple or teat
any nipple-shaped part or prominence

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Derived forms of mamilla

mamillary or US mammillary, adjective

Word Origin for mamilla

C17: from Latin, diminutive of mamma breast
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Medical definitions for mamilla

mamilla
[ mă-mĭlə ]

n. pl. ma•mil•lae (-mĭlē)

A small rounded elevation resembling the female breast.
nipple
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