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mammary gland

noun

Simple Definition of mammary gland

  • : a gland in a woman's breast or in a female animal that produces milk

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of mammary gland

  1. :  any of the large compound modified sebaceous glands that in female mammals are modified to secrete milk, are situated ventrally in pairs, and usually terminate in a nipple

1826

First Known Use of mammary gland

1826


Medical Dictionary

mammary gland

noun

Medical Definition of mammary gland

  1. :  any of the large compound sebaceous glands that in female mammals are modified to secrete milk, are situated ventrally in pairs, and usually terminate in a nipple





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