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mam·mil·lar·y

(mam'i-lār'ē), [TA] Avoid the misspelling mammilary.
Relating to or shaped like a nipple.
Synonym(s): mammillare [TA]

mammillary

Shaped like a nipple; nipple-like.

mam·mil·lar·y

(mam'i-lar-ē) [TA]
Relating to or shaped like a nipple.
Synonym(s): mammillare.

mammillary

pertaining to or resembling a teat or breast.
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Our results provide insight into the candidate genes involved in the mamillary layer formation and calcification that is crucial to the mechanical properties of avian eggshells.
Size of mamillary bodies in health and disease: Useful measurements in neuroradiological diagnosis of Wernicke's encephalopathy.
Memory processes occur throughout most of the brain (striped area) but certain areas within and bordering on the limbic system - notably the hippocampus and mamillary bodies - appear indispensable to memory.
Approximately half the fibers descend toward the anterior commissure; the rest branch to the thalamus, the mamillary bodies, the midbrain tegmentum and the reticular formation.
Photo: Autistic (A) and control (C) sections of limbic area known as the mamillary body.
Demyelination of the mamillary bodies in alcoholism: A combined morphological and biochemical study.
The larger fascicles of the multifidus muscle originate from the spinous process of the vertebrae at least three segments above their level of insertion, and run inferiorly, laterally and anteriorly to insert into the mamillary process and zygapophysial joint capsule (Lewin et al.