lobes of mammary gland
lobes of mam·ma·ry gland[TA]
the 15-20 separate portions of the mammary gland that radiate from the central area deep to the nipplelike wheel spokes and comprise the body of the mammary gland; each is drained by a single lactiferous duct.
Synonym(s): lobi glandulae mammariae [TA]
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