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The nipple of a woman's breast.‘Papillomavirus DNA was present in 25 of 29 samples of breast carcinoma and in 20 of 29 samples from the corresponding mamilla.’
- 1.1The corresponding organ in any mammal.
- 1.2A nipple-shaped structure.
Late 17th century from Latin, diminutive of mamma ‘breast’ (see mamma).
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