mammary ridge

n.

A bandlike thickening of ectoderm in the embryo extending from just below the axilla to the inguinal region and giving rise to the mammary glands.mammary fold milk line

Nearby words

  1. meteoroid,
  2. meteorol.,
  3. meteorological,
  4. meteorological satellite,
  5. meteorologist,
  6. meteorotropic,
  7. meter,
  8. meter angle,
  9. meter is running, the,
  10. meter maid


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