Definition of mamilla in English:

mamilla

(also mammilla)

noun

Anatomy
  • 1The nipple of a woman's breast.

    • ‘Papillomavirus DNA was present in 25 of 29 samples of breast carcinoma and in 20 of 29 samples from the corresponding mamilla.’
    1. 1.1 The organ in any mammal corresponding to a woman's nipple.
    2. 1.2 A nipple-shaped structure.

Origin

Late 17th century: from Latin, diminutive of mamma breast (see mamma).

Pronunciation:

mamilla

/maˈmɪlə/