papilla mammae(redirected from papilla mammaria)
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 (?)]
papilla mammae, papilla mammaria
The nipple of the mammary gland.
See also: papilla