mammillary line


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mam·mil·lar·y line

[TA]
a vertical line passing through the nipple on either side.
Synonym(s): linea mammillaris [TA], nipple line
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mam·mil·lar·y line

(mam'i-lar-ē līn) [TA]
A vertical line that passes through the nipple on either side.
Synonym(s): nipple line.
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mammillary line

An imaginary line through the center of the nipple along the long axis of the breast.
See also: line
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