mammary

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mammary

[′mam·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Of or pertaining to the mamma, or breast.
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As the age advanced, gradually the epidermal cone got elevated along the mammary bud and the development of teat was initiated at 6.7 cm CVRL (58 days).
The heightened sensitivity during this time period is attributed to the formation of the mammary bud and initial branching that occurs during late pregnancy.
The GD-15, but not GD-20, dose administration was during a critical phase of mammary bud outgrowth and led to fetal reprogramming of the gland development.
During the 4th and 6th week of fetal development, mammary buds develop as downgrowths from mammary crests, which are thickened strips of ectoderm extending from the axilla to the inguinal region.
In the developing mammary buds, pubertal estrogen drives the proliferation and extension of the ducts.