Definition of Mammae

1. Noun. (plural of mamma) ¹

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Definition of Mammae

1. mamma [n] - See also: mamma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammae

mamillotegmental fasciculus
mamillothalamic fasciculus
mamillothalamic tract
mamma's boy
mamma accessoria
mamma bear
mamma bears
mamma erratica
mamma masculina
mamma mia
mamma virilis
mammae (current term)
mammal-like reptile
mammal-like reptiles
mammal Semnopithecus
mammal family
mammal genus
mammalian expression vector

Literary usage of Mammae

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1. Obstetrics; a Manual for Students and Practitioners by David James Evans (1900)
"Hypertrophy of the mammae : This condition is also rare. ... Supernumerary mammae : Supernumerary breasts are to be met with comparatively frequently. ..."

2. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1832)
"Reflecting on this principle, it occurred, that if an action could be induced in the capillary vessels of the mammae, the womb might in other diseases be ..."

3. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"The case of mammae is perhaps instructive inasmuch as it bears witness to the fact that such division must take place at a remotely early period in ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"The mammae secretes the milk, and are accessory glands of the generative system- They ... The Mammary Papilla or Nipple (papilla mammae) is a cylindrical or ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"... by the brief narrative of a few facts, the following propositions:— 2. Warmth and stimulants applied to the mammae often act powerfully as ..."

6. Medical and Physical Researches: Or, Original Memoirs in Medicine, Surgery by Richard Harlan (1835)
"On the third day after parturition, the mammae are observed to swell a little, ... No uncommon appearance of the mammae is perceptible—they being adequately ..."

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