mammary fold n.
See mammary ridge.
noun 1. any of the compound accessory reproductive organs of female mammals that occur in pairs on the chest or ventral surface and contain milk-producing lobes with ducts that empty into an external nipple, becoming functional when young are born and secreting milk for the duration of suckling. noun 1. any of the milk-producing glands […]
- Mammary line
mammary line n. A transverse line drawn between the two nipples.
[muh-mek-tuh-mee] /məˈmɛk tə mi/ noun, plural mammectomies. Surgery. 1. . mammectomy mam·mec·to·my (mā-měk’tə-mē) n. See mastectomy.
- Mammary ridge
mammary ridge n. A bandlike thickening of ectoderm in the embryo extending from just below the axilla to the inguinal region and giving rise to the mammary glands. Also called mammary fold, milk line.