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mammilla

 [mah-mil´ah] (pl. mamil´lae)
1. nipple (def. 1).
2. papilla. adj., adj mam´millary.
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The cosmopolitan low, flat mat found in the mid-intertidal zone is more complex than the Phormidium biscuits and the Enthophysalis mamillae. These low, flat mats are found not only in Abu Dhabi, but in many other places on the East Coast of the United States from Halifax to North Carolina.