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nipple

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noun nip·ple \ˈnip-əl\

Medical Definition of nipple

  1. 1:  the protuberance of a mammary gland upon which in the female the lactiferous ducts open and from which milk is drawn

  2. 2a:  an artificial teat through which a bottle-fed infant nursesb:  a device with an orifice through which the discharge of a liquid can be regulated





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