Definición de mamelon en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˈmamɪlən/


A small rounded structure, e.g. the central knob of a tubercle on a sea urchin.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Associated with mamelons are canals called astrorhizae.
  • The only adults with mamelons have an ‘open bite,’ which means that the front teeth don't touch each other, and the wearing off of the mamelons doesn't take place.
  • The second type is similar to the first in having laminae and possibly pillars, yet it lacks the mamelons.


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

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