mamilliform


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mamilliform

(mæˈmɪlɪˌfɔːm) or

mammilliform

adj
shaped like a nipple
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The presence of abaxial epidermal mamilliform papillae on the fossil leaves suggested a relationship to Duabanga (Keating, 1984), whereas the absence of leaf sclereids, diagnostic in the Lythraceae only of Duabanga and Sonneratia leaves (Bannerjee & Rao, 1975; Rao & Das, 1979), mies against it.
Premaxilla with two large mamilliform teeth projecting anteriorly from each side of upper jaw at margin of lip.
Glands that are mamilliform in appearance have been associated with the penis, located in a row on its ventral surface, as well as along its length; the number of these glands constitutes a taxonomic character for the Littorinidae (Buckland-Nicks & Worthen, 1993; Fretter & Graham; Reid, 1989 and 2002).