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 [mah-mil´ah] (pl. mamil´lae)
1. nipple (def. 1).
2. papilla. adj., adj mam´millary.
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Plant materials were mammillae of cacti Copiapoa tenuissima Ritt.
At the successive stage of the experiment, randomly selected mammillae with somatic embryos were transferred onto 5 types of modified MS media containing ABA at different concentrations: 0; 0.1; 1; 10; 100 [micro]M.
Calli were obtained on a modified MS medium containing 9.05 [micro]M 2,4-D from initial explants (mammillae with areoles).