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mammae

Plural of mamma; breasts.

mamma

(mam'a) plural.mammae [L., breast]
An obsolete synonym for breast.
Synonym: breast See: mammary glands
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There were also more immediate and pressing political trends that prompted Linnaeus to focus scientific attention on the mammae.
Ages were catagorized as adult, subadult, juvenile, and pup based on molting pattern (adult versus subadult), size/mass (subadult versus juvenile), and attachment to mammae (juvenile versus pup).
The nonmolecular characters that we scored for these 50 terminal taxa (defined by Voss and Jansa, 2009: appendix 3) include 39 from the integument (rhinarium, pelage, manus, pes, mammae, pouch, cloaca, tail, etc), 49 from the cranium and mandible (foramina, processes, sutures, etc), and 37 from the dentition (occlusal morphology, eruption sequences); additionally we scored four characters representing chromosomal fission/fusion events from published karyotypic studies.
Captured animals were identified to species, noted as new or recaptured, weighted, sex was determined, and their reproductive condition ascertained (males were reproductively active if testes were scrotal, and females were reproductively active if the vagina was perforate, mammae were enlarged, or they were obviously pregnant).
no skull available for examination) with visible mammae or lateral flank glands.
In females, uteri were inspected for the presence of fetuses or placental scars; number, location, and crown-rump length of fetuses were recorded, if present; and mammae were examined for signs of recent lactation.
Gender was determined by multiple external characteristics, including genitalia and mammae, to reduce the error in determining sex of individuals without necropsy (Witmer et al.
Another female from the same area had enlarged mammae when it was collected on 5 March.