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mammillate

or mam·mil·lat·ed

[mam-uh-leyt or mam-uh-ley-tid]
adjective
  1. having a mammilla or mammillae.
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Origin of mammillate

From the Late Latin word mammillātus, dating back to 1820–30. See mammilla, -ate1
Related formsmam·mil·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mammillate

mammillate

mammillated

adjective
  1. the usual US spellings of mamillate and mamillated
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mammillate in Medicine

mammillate

(mămə-lāt′)
adj.
  1. Having nipples or mammillae.
  2. Shaped like a nipple or mammilla.
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