Definition of mammilla in English:

mammilla

(also mamilla)

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. 1.1The corresponding organ in any mammal.
    2. 1.2A nipple-shaped structure.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

mammilla

/məˈmilə/