mammillary definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling a breast or nipple in form or form.
    • with respect to the erect nipples.
    • Of or related to the mammilla, or breast, or to the breast; resembling a mammilla; mammilloid.
    • made up of convex convex concretions, somewhat resembling the breasts in form; studded with little mammiform protuberances.
  • noun:
    • A carbonate coating formed through the precipitation of calcium carbonate onto existing rock below the water surface in cave pools.
    • A mammillary human body, among a pair of tiny circular figures, situated on the undersurface of this brain, that kind area of the limbic system.
  • others:
    • with respect to a mamma, pap, dug, or teat.
    • Resembling a nipple.
    • Studded with mammiform protuberances; having rounded projections, as a mineral consists of convex concretions in form somewhat resembling tits.

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