milk line

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milk line

[′milk ‚līn]
(embryology)
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The median line was observed medial to thigh in 4.50 cm CRL and was discoid shaped mammary crest in 5.00 cm CRL goat foetuses [11].
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.