Definition of Mamilla

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

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



Definition of Mamilla

1. Noun. (anatomy) The small projection of a mammary gland, a nipple. ¹

2. Noun. A nipple-shaped protuberance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mamilla

1. the nipple of the mammary gland [n MAMILLAE]

Medical Definition of Mamilla

1. 1. A small rounded elevation resembling the female breast. Synonym: nipple. Origin: L. Nipple (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mamilla

mamelons
mameluco
mamelucos
mameluke
mamelukes
mamenchisaur
mamenchisaurs
mamey
mamey sapote
mameyes
mameys
mamgabey
mamie
mamies
mamil-
mamilla (current term)
mamillae
mamillar
mamillare
mamillaria
mamillary
mamillary bodies
mamillary body
mamillary ducts
mamillary line
mamillary process
mamillary tubercle
mamillary tubercle of hypothalamus
mamillate
mamillated

Literary usage of Mamilla

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1. The Land and the Book: Or, Biblical Illustrations Drawn from the Manners and by William McClure Thomson (1880)
"... el mamilla, Upper Pool of Gihon.—Birket es Sultan, Lower Pool of Gihon.— Necessity of Large Reservoirs in Ancient Times.— Absalom's Hand.—King's Dale. ..."

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