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mamelon Line breaks: mam|elon
Pronunciation: /ˈmamɪlən/

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Definition of mamelon in English:


A small rounded structure, e.g. the central knob of a tubercle on a sea urchin.


Mid 19th century: from French, 'nipple', from mamelle 'breast', from Latin mamilla 'little breast'.

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