mammary gland

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mammary gland milk-secreting organ of female mammals
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Usage

In literature:

At the junction of the rudimentary limb with the body, in front, were two rudimentary mammary glands, each containing a nipple.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
THE ORGANS OF CREATIVE LIFE in women are: Ovaries, Fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina and mammary glands.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
Tight clothes that cause degeneration of the mammary glands, are prohibited.
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
In some instances, there is a reflex irritation of the mammary glands, and a consequent secretion of milk.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Let us consider the mammary gland, or breast.
"On the Genesis of Species" by St. George Mivart
Among the external organs are also generally included the mons Veneris and the breasts or mammary glands.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
THE ORGANS OF CREATIVE LIFE in women are: Ovaries, Fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina and mammary glands.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
F. Mammary gland, seen in section.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
Similarly with the mammary glands.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I" by Herbert Spencer
The secretion of milk, if occurring in the mammary gland, is much diminished or entirely arrested.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
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In news:

Colostrum is the first secretion produced by the mammary gland after calving .
Mammary Gland Biopsy of 38-Year-Old Patient.
Every primate—males and females—grows breasts, which contain milk-secreting mammary glands.
A new study finds that fetal exposure to the plastic additive bisphenol A, or BPA, alters mammary gland development in primates.
If not for the mammary gland seen 'round the world, we wouldn't be enduring tired old acts such as The Who during the Super Bowl telecast.
A romcom with little rom and even less com, Just Go With It returns Adam Sandler to his fascination with kids, poop and mammary glands.
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