Mammillary

Adjective

  • Pertaining to the nipples.
  • Resembling a breast or nipple in shape or form.

Noun

  • (geology, speleology) A carbonate coating formed through the precipitation of calcium carbonate onto existing rock below the water surface in cave pools.
  • (anatomy) A mammillary body, one of a pair of small round bodies, located on the undersurface of the brain, that form part of the limbic system.

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