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n. pl. mam·mil·lae (-mĭl′ē)
1. A nipple or teat.
2. A nipple-shaped protuberance.

[Latin mamilla, mammilla, diminutive of mamma, breast; see mā- in Indo-European roots.]

mam′mil·lar′y (măm′ə-lĕr′ē) adj.


a. mamilar, que se asemeja a un pezón.
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On the sagittal T2-weighted image with FLAIR, an increased signal was noted in the parietal cortex in the post-central gyrus and fornix, mamillary bodies and peri-aqueductal region.
While hyperintensity is seen in medial thalamic and periacuaductal gray matter on T2 and FLAIR sequences of cranial Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in acute cases, atrophy in mamillary bodies, enhanced signaling in the base of fourth ventricle, midline of cerebellum may be seen in chronic cases and contrast enhancement may occur in mamillary bodies and inferior quadrigeminal region (4,5).
Avian eggshell consists of the innermost bilayered membranes, a calcified layer composed of a mamillary and pallisade layer, and the outermost cuticle.
Each fascicle arises from a common tendon attached to the spinous process of individual lumbar vertebrae with fascicles attaching to the mamillary process of the inferior vertebrae, the iliac crest and the sacrum (Macintosh and Bogduk 1986).
50) In a study of the brains of 49 patients who had died at least 4 days after an event of severe hypoxia, the findings demonstrated that the morphological changes in the mamillary bodies due to thiamine deficiency and those due to hypoxia-ischemia may be identical.
The segmental and independent origin of the L1 through L4 multifidi arise from the mamillary process of each respective superior articular process (SAP), whereas the deep fibers become contiguous with facet joint capsules [29,30].