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mammilla

[ma-mil-uh]
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noun, plural mam·mil·lae [ma-mil-ee] /mæˈmɪl i/.
  1. Anatomy. the nipple of the mamma, or breast.
  2. any nipplelike process or protuberance.
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Origin of mammilla

1685–95; < Latin: breast, teat, diminutive of mamma mamma2
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British Dictionary definitions for mammilla

mammilla

noun plural -lae (-liː)
  1. the US spelling of mamilla
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Derived Formsmammillary, adjective
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mammilla in Medicine

mammilla

(mă-mĭlə)
n. pl. -mil•lae (-mĭlē)
  1. A nipple or teat.
  2. A nipple-shaped protuberance.
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