lactiferous sinus

noun

Medical Definition of lactiferous sinus

: an expansion in a lactiferous duct at the base of the nipple in which milk accumulates

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“Lactiferous sinus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lactiferous%20sinus. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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