Nipple line | definition of nipple line by Medical dictionary
mammillary line (redirected from nipple line)
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mam·mil·lar·y line [TA]
a vertical line passing through the nipple on either side.
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
An imaginary line through the center of the nipple along the long axis of the breast.
References in periodicals archive
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.