mammillated


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mammillated

 [mam´ĭ-lāt″ed]
having nipple-like projections or prominences.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mam·mil·late

, mammillated (mam'i-lāt, mam'i-lāt'ĕd),
Studded with or possessing nipplelike projections or protuberance.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mammillated

adjective Characterised by one or more rounded or nipple-like surface projections.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

mam·mil·late

, mammillated (mam'i-lāt, -ĕd)
Studded with nipplelike projections.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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The shape of muscle bellies was predominantly flat topped (26.7%), mammillated (20%) and interlinked (20%).
Muscle bellies were predominantly interlinked (26.7%), mammillated (13.4%), flat topped (10%) and H-shaped (10%).
Single head ALPM were predominantly flat topped and mammillated types in the present study while in the other study, (8) the predominant shape was conical and mammillated (Table 5).
Diagnosis: Shell globose without brown zigzag markings, spire low, apex globose to mammillated, and protoconch without a calcarella.
As the thickening increases the skin lines are further accentuated and the surface becomes mammillated or rugose and larger warty excrescences develop.
Lot 1792 "Mammillated cupriferous Zinc, fine and rare, Nertschinsk" turned out to be aurichalcite on gossan, but there is still no sign of the intriguing Lot 2384 "An Aquamarine, one half rose red the other green, Ceylon, considered one of the rarest mineral substances." It is probably a cut stone and an investigation of the Chatsworth jewels may be revealing.