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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 MRI revealed marked bilateral hyperintense lesions in medial thalami, and mild hyperintense lesions in the mammillary bodies and periaqueductal region in FLAIR, T2 and DWI sequences (Fig.
Specifically, the optic tectum, the inner cellular layer of olfactory bulbs, the periventricular pretectal nucleus, and the mammillary bodies were examined.
With the exception of the distance from the mammillary body tip to the incisura line the difference in normal and IH groups did not differ significantly for females and males.
In addition to GM differences, in our study, caudate nucleus, left insula, mammillary region, and hypothalamus white matter density values were found to be increased for the elite karate athletes.
So they analysed changes in brain structure from brain magnetic resonance imaging of AD patients undergoing therapy in the aforementioned phase I trial and measured the volume of critical regions of the Papez circuit such as the hippocampus, fornix, and mammillary bodies to see if DBS made it possible to reverse the progressive neurodegeneration characteristic of the disease.
Relative to findings in WKS, research demonstrates mild volume deficits in the mammillary bodies (Shear et al.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated HH displacing mammillary body (Figure 3).
Although our patient had some anatomic distortions, the location of the mammillary bodies was such that we could position our ETV just posterior to the dorsum sella.
The fornix is a prominent C-shaped fascicle of fibres, which links the hippocampus with the mammillary body of the hypothalamus.
Morphometry of the corpus callosum and mammillary bodies in alcoholism using magnetic resonance.
Dysmorphic osseous characteristics of the sacrum include colinearity of the upper portion of the sacrum and the iliac crests, presence of mammillary bodies at the sacral ala, noncircular anterior sacral foramina, residual upper sacral discs etc.