mamillary

mamillary
mamillary, mamillated, mamillation, mamilliform, mamillothalamic tract var of MAMMILLARY, MAMMILLATED, MAMMILATION, MAMMILLIFORM, MAMMILLOTHALAMIC TRACT

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mam·il·lary (mamґĭ-lar″e) mammillary.

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  • mamillary — adjective Of, relating to, or on the mamilla …   Wiktionary

  • mamillary — mam·il·lar·y || mÉ™mɪlÉ™rɪ / mæ adj. of or pertaining to a mammilla, of or pertaining to a nipple; resembling a mammilla, resembling a nipple …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mamillary — [ mamɪləri] (also mammillary) adjective 1》 (of minerals) having several smoothly rounded convex surfaces. 2》 Anatomy denoting two rounded bodies in the floor of the hypothalamus in the brain. Origin C17: from mod. L. mamillaris, from mamilla (see …   English new terms dictionary

  • mamillary — /ˈmæmələri/ (say mamuhluhree) adjective of, relating to, or resembling a mamilla. Also, Chiefly US, mammillary …   Australian-English dictionary

  • mamillary — mamˈillar or mamˈillary adjective 1. Relating to the breast 2. Nipple shaped 3. Studded with rounded projections • • • Main Entry: ↑mamilla …   Useful english dictionary

  • mamillary bodies — two paired rounded swellings in the floor of the hypothalamus, immediately behind the pituitary gland …   Medical dictionary

  • mamillary body — mammillary body corpus mammillare …   Medical dictionary

  • mamillary body — one of two masses of grey matter at the base of the brain that sends and receives olfactory impulses (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mamillary bodies — two paired rounded swellings in the floor of the hypothalamus, immediately behind the pituitary gland …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • mamillary body — noun one of two small round structures on the undersurface of the brain that form the terminals of the anterior arches of the fornix • Syn: ↑mammillary body, ↑corpus mamillare • Hypernyms: ↑neural structure • Part Holonyms: ↑diencephalon, ↑i …   Useful english dictionary

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