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[ma-mil-uh] /mæˈmɪl ə/

noun, plural mammillae
[ma-mil-ee] /mæˈmɪl i/ (Show IPA)
Anatomy. the nipple of the mamma, or breast.
any nipplelike process or protuberance.
noun (pl) -lae (-liː)
the US spelling of mamilla

mammilla mam·mil·la (mā-mĭl’ə)
n. pl. -mil·lae (-mĭl’ē)


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