Mamma

Mamma

(Science: anatomy) a glandular organ for secreting milk, characteristic of all mammals, but usually rudimentary in the male; a mammary gland; a breast; under; bag.

Origin: L. Mamma breast. Milk-secreting organ of female mammals.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Mamma&oldid=52234"
First | Previous (Mamillothalamic tract) | Next (Mamma accessoria) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.