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A bulblike or buttonlike projection at the apex of the breast on the surface of which the lactiferous ducts open; it is surrounded by a circular pigmented area, the areola.
[dim. of A.S. neb, beak, nose (?)]
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The nipple of the mammary gland.
See also: papilla
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