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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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Six cerebra for each group were fixed in 15% formalin buffer and embedded in paraffin using standard techniques, and then cut into 4 [micro]m metopic sections in the neighborhood of the corpus mammillare. These specimens were stained with hematoxylin and eosin.