Definition of Mammillae
1. mammilla [n] - See also: mammilla
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Literary usage of Mammillae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"(b] IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE LEAF. i. By outgrowths of the leaf-surface:— (a) mammillae. The simplest case is that where the cell-membrane protrudes ..."
2. Lectures on the Structure and Physiology of the Male Urinary and Genital by James Wilson (1821)
"The infundibula, into which the mammillae project, have 'on their inner surfaces a constant secretion of mucus, which not being soluble in water, ..."
3. The Depth and Marine Deposits of the Pacific by John Murray, G. V. Lee (1909)
"Many nodules exhibit, though to no very great extent, an upper and an under surface; that is to say, in one case the mammillae are larger and smoother than ..."
4. The Student, and Intellectual Observer (1871)
"M. crude/era (Fig 14) is a very pretty plant, having at the tips of its mammillae four radiating spines springing from a white wool-like cushion. ..."
5. Fossil Elephantoids: from the Hominid-Bearing Awash Group, Middle Awash by Jon Kalb (2007)
"Plates are subdivided into 10-11 tiny, elongated mammillae separated by fine, ... The mammillae are modestly flattened and nearly equal in height. ..."
6. A Geological Survey of the Yorkshire Coast: Describing the Strata and by George Young (1828)
"Around the base of each tubercle, except where it comes in contact with that of the next in the same row, is an elegant circle of minute mammillae, ..."
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