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mammillary

[′ma·mə‚ler·ē]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the nipple.
Breast- or nipple-shaped.
(mineralogy)
Of or pertaining to an aggregate of crystals in the form of a rounded mass.
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The frequency of involvement of areas from most to least common are as follows: symmetrical lesions of the medial thalami, periventricular regions of the third ventricle, peri-aqueductal areas, mamillary bodies, tectal plate and dorsal medulla.
It is known that the mamillary layer is the base of calcite crystal nucleation and crystal growth, and the palisade layer is the main part of the calcified shell, both of which affect global eggshell quality (Reyes-Grajeda et al.
Demyelination of the mamillary bodies in alcoholism.
The lumbar portions of the iliocostalis and longissimus attach to the mamillary, accessory and transverse processes of the lumbar vertebrae and apart from a small number of medial slips of the longissimus, the iliocostalis and longissimus do not have superior attachments in the lumbar spine (Macintosh et al.
46) Magnetic resonance imaging is used to support the diagnosis by demonstrating high-intensity lesions in the paraventricular regions of the thalamus, hypothalamus, mamillary bodies, periaqueductal region of the midbrain, fourth ventricular floor, and superior cerebellar vermis.
Autopsy showed a small focus of perivascular lymphocyte cuffing in the mamillary bodies of the brain, consistent with viral encephalitis.
Mamillary was a technical term for any nipple-like projection and came to be applied to the papilla of the tongue and nostrils.