mammillary


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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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Analyses of one mammillary from the western Grand Canyon region suggest that when the deposit stopped growing some 17 million years ago, the water table stood about 1,160 meters above today's river level.
Intracranial voyeurism: revealing the mammillary bodies in alcoholism.
To more closely examine brain tissue for neuronal damage, three cross sections of brain (level of optic chiasma, caudal to mammillary bodies and caudal to transverse fibers of the pons) were stained with luxol fast blue-cresyl violet.
The findings at autopsy of perivascular lymphocyte cuffing in mammillary bodies of the brain are not the classic findings reported during the West Nile encephalitis outbreak in New York City (5).
Fornix fibers connect the hippocampus and mammillary bodies and are important for maintaining memory function.