[mey-mee] /ˈmeɪ mi/
a female given name, form of .
mamillary mam·il·lar·y (mām’ə-lěr’ē) adj. Relating to or shaped like a nipple.
- Mamillary body
mamillary body n. A small round paired cell group that protrudes into the interpeduncular fossa from the inferior aspect of the hypothalamus, receives a major bundle of hippocampal fibers from the fornix, and projects fibers to the anterior thalamic nuclei and into the tegmentum of the brainstem.
- Mamillary duct
mamillary duct n. See lactiferous duct.
- Mamillary line
mamillary line n. An imaginary vertical line passing through the center of the nipple. Also called nipple line.