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teat

 (tēt, tĭt)
n.
A nipple of the mammary gland; a mamilla.

[Middle English tete, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]

teat′ed adj.

teat

(tiːt)
n
1. (Anatomy)
a. the nipple of a mammary gland
b. (in cows, etc) any of the projections from the udder through which milk is discharged. See nipple
2. something resembling a teat in shape or function, such as the rubber mouthpiece of a feeding bottle
[C13: from Old French tete, of Germanic origin; compare Old English titt, Middle High German zitze]

teat

(tit, tɪt)

n.
1. the protuberance on the breast or udder in female mammals, through which the milk ducts discharge; nipple.
2. something resembling a teat.
[1250–1300; Middle English tete < Old French < Germanic; see tit2]

teat

(tēt, tĭt)
A projection near the center of the mammary gland of most female mammals that contains the outlets of the milk ducts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.teat - the small projection of a mammary glandteat - 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
Translations
حَلَمَة الثَّدي
bradavkastruk
dievorte
nännitutti
geirvarta
tešmuo
pups
bröstvårtatuta
meme başı

teat

[tiːt] N [of bottle] → tetina f; [of animal] → teta f

teat

[ˈtiːt] ntétine f

teat

n (of animal)Zitze f; (of woman)Brustwarze f; (Brit, on baby’s bottle) → (Gummi)sauger m

teat

[tiːt] n (of bottle) → tettarella; (of animal) → capezzolo

teat

(tiːt) noun
the part of a female animal's breast or udder through which milk passes to the young; the nipple.

teat

n. tetilla.
1. glándula mamaria;
2. pezón.

teat

n pezón m, teta; [Note: teta, like teat, is a veterinary term that can be offensive when applied to people.]
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Come, thou jolly substance, with thy shining face, keep back thy inspiration, but hold forth thy tempting rewards; thy shining, chinking heap; thy quickly convertible bank-bill, big with unseen riches; thy often-varying stock; the warm, the comfortable house; and, lastly, a fair portion of that bounteous mother, whose flowing breasts yield redundant sustenance for all her numerous offspring, did not some too greedily and wantonly drive their brethren from the teat.
The sperm whale, as with all other species of the Leviathan, but unlike most other fish, breeds indifferently at all seasons; after a gestation which may probably be set down at nine months, producing but one at a time; though in some few known instances giving birth to an Esau and Jacob: -- a contingency provided for in suckling by two teats, curiously situated, one on each side of the anus; but the breasts themselves extend upwards from that.
Empress of this fair World, resplendent EVE, Easie to mee it is to tell thee all What thou commandst, and right thou shouldst be obeyd: I was at first as other Beasts that graze The trodden Herb, of abject thoughts and low, As was my food, nor aught but food discern'd Or Sex, and apprehended nothing high: Till on a day roaving the field, I chanc'd A goodly Tree farr distant to behold Loaden with fruit of fairest colours mixt, Ruddie and Gold: I nearer drew to gaze; When from the boughes a savorie odour blow'n, Grateful to appetite, more pleas'd my sense Then smell of sweetest Fenel, or the Teats Of Ewe or Goat dropping with Milk at Eevn, Unsuckt of Lamb or Kid, that tend thir play.
One of the members for the affirmative offered several arguments of great strength and weight, alleging, "that as the YAHOOS were the most filthy, noisome, and deformed animals which nature ever produced, so they were the most restive and indocible, mischievous and malicious; they would privately suck the teats of the HOUYHNHNMS' cows, kill and devour their cats, trample down their oats and grass, if they were not continually watched, and commit a thousand other extravagancies.
Their large-veined udders hung ponderous as sandbags, the teats sticking out like the legs of a gipsy's crock; and as each animal lingered for her turn to arrive the milk oozed forth and fell in drops to the ground.
The wild-ox revelled in dense herbage that often concealed his whole body; gray, black, and yellow elephants of the most gigantic size burst headlong, like a living hurricane, through the forests, breaking, rending, tearing down, devastating every thing in their path; upon the woody slopes of the hills trickled cascades and springs flowing northward; there, too, the hippopotami bathed their huge forms, splashing and snorting as they frolicked in the water, and lamantines, twelve feet long, with bodies like seals, stretched themselves along the banks, turning up toward the sun their rounded teats swollen with milk.
So again there are normally four developed and two rudimentary teats in the udders of the genus Bos, but in our domestic cows the two sometimes become developed and give milk.
The physiology of the milking process and the anatomy of the teat were discussed alongside practical matters such as allowing enough time between teat preparation and cluster attachment and liner management.
The cluster is conveniently located directly under the goat's teats in a robotic carriage in the platform of the rotary.
As a result, they discovered that acute mastitis was more likely in ewes with poor udder conformation, teat lesions and inadequate nutrition in pregnancy, as well as those feeding twins or triplets.
LANSINOH MOMMA BOTTLE & NATURALWAVE TEAT DESIGNED for use alongside breastfeeding, the NaturalWave teat promotes baby's instinctive sucking action for natural oral development, helping parents give baby expressed breast milk.
As with udder depth, other traits such as the fore udder attachment, front teat placement and fore teat length, showed antagonistic genetic correlations (undesirable) with MY, PY, and FY, but close to nullity, ranging from -0.