a combining form meaning “the planet Mars,” used in the formation of compound words:
centered on the planet Mars.
a ring of color, as around the human nipple. a small interstice, as between the fibers of connective tissue. Historical Examples The areola, or part which becomes brown; it is elevated above the rest of the Breast, as may be seen. The Matron’s Manual of Midwifery, and the Diseases of Women During Pregnancy and in […]
noun the description of the physical features, such as the surface, atmosphere, etc, of the planet Mars
- Areola mammae
areola mammae areola mammae areola mam·mae (mām’ē) n. The circular pigmented area surrounding the nipple of the breast, dotted with small projections from the glands beneath.