Definition of Mammilla

1. Noun. The small projection of a mammary gland.

Exact synonyms: Mamilla, Nipple, Pap, Teat, Tit
Generic synonyms: Reproductive Organ, Sex Organ
Group relationships: Mamma, Mammary Gland



Definition of Mammilla

1. n. The nipple.

Definition of Mammilla

1. a nipple [n -LAE] - See also: nipple

Medical Definition of Mammilla

1. Origin: L, dim. Of mamma a breast. The nipple. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mammilla

mammers
mammery
mammet
mammetry
mammets
mammey
mammeys
mammie
mammies
mammifer
mammiferous
mammifers
mammiform
mammil-
mammilated
mammilla (current term)
mammillae
mammillaplasty
mammillaria
mammillaries
mammillariform
mammillary
mammillary bodies
mammillary body
mammillate
mammillated
mammilliform
mammillitis
mammilloid
mammillothalamic

Literary usage of Mammilla

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1. The Practice of surgery by James Miller (1857)
"Of this class of tumors—not in, but near the mamma—the majority are simple and fibrous. Affections of the mammilla. The mammilla of the male is liable to ..."

2. A System of surgery: Theoretical and Practical by Timothy Holmes (1871)
"... principles as when found in other parts, it would be i'lle to dwell upon them here. SPECIAL DISEASES. DIVISION V. DISEASES OF THE MALE mammilla. ..."

3. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1851)
"MAM'MILLARY, mammilla'rii, from Mam- milla, ' a small breast, a nipple.' See Mastoid. mammillaRY EM'INENCE is a name given, 1. ..."

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