mammillary line

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mam·mil·lar·y line

[TA]
a vertical line passing through the nipple on either side.
Synonym(s): linea mammillaris [TA], nipple line

mam·mil·lar·y line

(mam'i-lar-ē līn) [TA]
A vertical line that passes through the nipple on either side.
Synonym(s): nipple line.

mammillary line

An imaginary line through the center of the nipple along the long axis of the breast.
See also: line
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With a baby don't use the heel of the hand but place two fingers one finger below the nipple line and very gently do the compressions.
6If no pulse or it's below 60 beats per min: Start chest compression - place two fingers just below nipple line.
The incision was made at the nipple line and runs perpendicular to the breast bone.