mammillary line

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mammillary line

[′ma·mə‚ler·ē ¦līn]
(anatomy)
A vertical line passing through the center of the nipple.
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Papers lodged with the High Court say Craig sustained a "catastrophic" spinal injury, which resulted in motor and sensory paraplegia with no voluntary control or sensation below his nipple line.
In a baby you do a chest thrust which is like the chest compressions in resuscitation and is performed with two fingers placed one finger below the nipple line.
Give up to five sharp thrusts into the chest one finger's breadth below the nipple line with your fingers.