- of or relating to the mamma or breast.
Origin of mammary
Examples from the Web for mammary
There is a long history of the mammary glands as comedy fodder.Women, It's Time to Reclaim Our Breasts
September 9, 2014
By discussing her mammary travails so openly, Jolie runs the risk of messing with the fantasy.Angelina’s Bold Boob Move
May 14, 2013
But the world wants to define me by my mammary glands and melanin.There Is an Audience for Our Films: Four African-American Female Filmmakers Speak Out
December 4, 2012
None of the judges seem quite prepared to handle the mammary movement, except Simon, who is not amused.Best and Worst American Idol Auditions
The Daily Beast Video
January 21, 2010
Tight clothes that cause degeneration of the mammary glands, are prohibited.Valere Aude
The Mammary Glands arise in essentially the same manner as the other glands of the skin.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
Among the external organs are also generally included the mons Veneris and the breasts or mammary glands.Woman
William J. Robinson
The mammary mirror is of the greater value, yet the rising mirror is not to be disregarded.
But all are nourished for a longer or shorter time by the milk secreted by the mammary gland of the mother.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
- of, relating to, or like a mamma or breast
Word Origin and History for mammary
1680s, from French mammaire (18c.), from Latin mamma "breast," probably from the child's word for "mother" (see mamma).
- Of or relating to a breast or mamma.