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mammillary

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adjective mam·mil·la·ry \ˈma-mə-ˌler-ē, ma-ˈmi-lə-rē\

Definition of mammillary

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling the breasts

  2. 2 :  studded with breast-shaped protuberances



Origin and Etymology of mammillary

Latin mammilla breast, nipple, diminutive of mamma


First Known Use: 1669

Rhymes with mammillary

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Medical Dictionary

mammillary

adjective mam·mil·la·ry

Medical Definition of mammillary

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or resembling the breasts

  2. 2:  studded with breast-shaped protuberances



Variants of mammillary

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