galactophorous duct

mammary duct

Any of the ±20 terminal ducts that drain the radially arranged lobules of the breast into the nipple.
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BACKGROUND: Nipple adenoma is a benign proliferative lesion of the breast that arises from galactophorous duct of the nipple.
The galactophorous ducts had a squamous cell metaplasia close to the skin.