mammillation

mammillation
1. A nipple-like projection. 2. The condition of being mamillated.

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mam·mil·la·tion or mam·il·la·tion -'lā-shən n
1) a mammillated or mammilliform protuberance
2) the condition of having nipples or protuberances resembling nipples

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mam·mil·la·tion (mam″ĭ-laґshən) 1. the condition of being mammillated. 2. a nipple-like elevation or projection.

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  • mammillation — See mammillate. * * * …   Universalium

  • mammillation — n. state of having nipples, state of having teats …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mammillation — mam·mil·la·tion …   English syllables

  • mammillation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈlāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin mamillatus + English ion 1. : a mammillate or mammilliform protuberance 2. : the condition of having nipples or protuberances resembling nipples …   Useful english dictionary

  • mammillate — mammillation, n. /mam euh layt /, adj. having a mammilla or mammillae. Also, mammillated. [1820 30; < LL mammillatus. See MAMMILLA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • mamillation — mam·il·la·tion (mam″ĭ laґshən) mammillation …   Medical dictionary

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