mamilla

US mammilla

Derived Formsmamillary or US mammillary, adjective

Word Origin for mamilla

C17: from Latin, diminutive of mamma breast
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mamilla in Medicine

mamilla

[mă-mĭlə]
n. pl. ma•mil•lae (-mĭlē)
  1. A small rounded elevation resembling the female breast.
  2. nipple
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