Definition of mamilla in English:


Line breaks: ma|milla
Pronunciation: /maˈmɪlə
(also mammilla)

noun (plural mamillae /-liː/)

1The nipple of a woman’s breast.
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  • Papillomavirus DNA was present in 25 of 29 samples of breast carcinoma and in 20 of 29 samples from the corresponding mamilla.
1.2A nipple-shaped structure.


late 17th century: from Latin, diminutive of mamma 'breast' (see mamma2).

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