mammilla definition

  • noun:
    • A nipple or teat.
    • A nipple-shaped protuberance.
    • The breast.
    • The nipple.
    • The breast regarding the mammary gland.
    • Some nipple-like or mammillary structure.
    • In entomology, a little conical procedure or appendage on a surface; a mammula.
    • [capitalized] In conchology, a genus of gastropods.
    • In botany, used particularly
    • to tubercles on a plant-surface, like in Mamillaria
    • towards the apex associated with the nucleus of an ovule
    • to granular prominences on some pollen-grains.
    • the tiny projection of a mammary gland

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