mamilla

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mamilla

(mæˈmɪlə) or

mammilla

n, pl -lae (-liː)
1. (Anatomy) a nipple or teat
2. (Zoology) a nipple or teat
3. any nipple-shaped part or prominence
[C17: from Latin, diminutive of mamma breast]
ˈmamillary, ˈmammillary adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mamilla - the small projection of a mammary glandmamilla - the small projection of a mammary gland
reproductive organ, sex organ - any organ involved in sexual reproduction
mammary gland, mamma - milk-secreting organ of female mammals
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