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Mammary gland

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Description of Mammary gland

Mammary gland: milk-secreting organ of female mammals.
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Mammary gland: specialized accessory gland of the skin of mammals that in females can secretes milk; in the human female, it is a compound tubuloalveolar gland compose of 15-25 lobes arranged radially about the nipple and separated by connective and adipose tissue.
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WordNet 2.1

  • duct gland,exocrine gland
  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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