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mammillate

[ mam-uh-leyt ]
/ ˈmæm əˌleɪt /
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adjective
having a mammilla or mammillae.
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Also mam·mil·lat·ed [mam-uh-ley-tid] /ˈmæm əˌleɪ tɪd/ .

Origin of mammillate

From the Late Latin word mammillātus, dating back to 1820–30. See mammilla, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM mammillate

mam·mil·la·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for mammillate

mammillate

mammillated

/ (ˈmæmɪˌleɪt) /

adjective
the usual US spellings of mamillate and mamillated
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Medical definitions for mammillate

mammillate
[ mămə-lāt′ ]

adj.
Having nipples or mammillae.
Shaped like a nipple or mammilla.
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