mammilla

[ ma-mil-uh ]
/ mæˈmɪl ə /

noun, plural mam·mil·lae [ma-mil-ee] /mæˈmɪl i/.

Anatomy. the nipple of the mamma, or breast.
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

/ (mæˈmɪlə) /

noun plural -lae (-liː)

the US spelling of mamilla
Derived Formsmammillary, adjective
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Medicine definitions for mammilla

mammilla

[ mă-mĭlə ]

n. pl. -mil•lae (-mĭlē)

A nipple or teat.
A nipple-shaped protuberance.
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