Mammilla
Mammilla \Mam*mil"la\, n.; pl. {Mammil[ae]}. [L., dim. of mamma a breast.] (Anat.) The nipple. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mammilla — Mammilla, die Brustwarze. Daher Mamillaris (Mammilasus, Mammosus), der Brustwarze, den Brüsten ähnlich; z.B. Mammillares eminentiae, M. processus, die halbkugeligen Erhabenheiten des Gehirus; M. lapĭdes, Bildsteine, meist Stalactiten von der Form …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • mammilla — [ma mil′ə, məmil′ə] n. pl. mammillae [ma mil′ē, mə milē] [L mam(m)illa, dim. of mamma: see MAMMA2] 1. a nipple 2. any nipple shaped or breast shaped protuberance mammillary [mam′ə ler΄ē] adj …   English World dictionary

  • mammilla — US var. of MAMILLA. * * * mammilla, ar, ate etc.: see mamill …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammilla — /ma mil euh/, n., pl. mammillae / mil ee/. 1. Anat. the nipple of the mamma, or breast. 2. any nipplelike process or protuberance. [1685 95; < L: breast, teat, dim. of mamma MAMMA2] * * * …   Universalium

  • mammilla — 1. A small rounded elevation resembling the female breast. 2. SYN: nipple. [L. nipple] * * * mam·mil·la (mə milґə) gen. and pl. mammilґlae [L., dim. of mamma, a breast, teat] 1. the nipple (papilla mammaria [TA]). 2. any nipple like… …   Medical dictionary

  • mammilla — pl.f. mammille …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • mammilla — n. nipple, teat; projecting part which resembles a nipple …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mammilla — noun variant spelling of mamilla …   English new terms dictionary

  • mammilla — mam·mil·la …   English syllables

  • mammilla — mam•mil•la [[t]mæˈmɪl ə[/t]] n. pl. mil•lae [[t] ˈmɪl i[/t]] 1) anat. zool. the nipple of a mamma or breast 2) any nipplelike process or protuberance • Etymology: 1685–95; < L: breast, teat mam•mil•lar•y ˈmæm əˌlɛr i adj …   From formal English to slang

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