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Nipple (Anatomy)

LC control no.sh2009007031
Topical headingNipple (Anatomy)
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Variant(s)Mammary papilla
Nipples (Anatomy)
Papilla, Mammary
Teat (Anatomy)
Teats (Anatomy)
See alsoBreast
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Found inWikipedia, July 17, 2009 (Nipple; In the anatomy of mammals, a nipple or mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15-20 lactiferous ducts arranged cylindrically around the tip; projection on the breasts of a mammal)
American heritage dictionary of the English language, via website, July 17, 2009 (nipple 1. a. The small projection near the center of the mammary gland containing the outlets of the milk ducts through which young mammals obtain milk from the adult female; a teat. b. A corresponding projection of the male breast.)
MeSH browser, via WWW, July 17, 2009 (Nipples. The conic organs which usually give outlet to milk from the mammary glands; in MeSH tree structures under Breast)