noun (plural mammillae /-ˈmilē, -ˈmilˌī/)Anatomy
- 1The nipple of a woman’s breast.More example sentences
- Papillomavirus DNA was present in 25 of 29 samples of breast carcinoma and in 20 of 29 samples from the corresponding mamilla.
late 17th century: from Latin, diminutive of mamma 'breast' (see mamma2).
More definitions of mammillaDefinition of mammilla in:
- The British & World English dictionary