Projection of skin containing the outlets for 15-20 lactiferous ducts arranged cylindrically around the tip. [ FMA : 67771 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nipple ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

definition
  • Projection of skin containing the outlets for 15-20 lactiferous ducts arranged cylindrically around the tip.
depicted by
  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/5/59/Female_nipple_profile.jpg
external ontology notes
  • FMA makes this part of the breast, whereas in MA it is part of the mammary gland -
has exact synonym
  • thele
  • thelium
  • papilla mammae
  • papilla of breast
has narrow synonym
  • teat
  • papillary part of breast
has related synonym
  • papilla mammaria
id
  • UBERON:0002030
taxon notes
  • a male mouse has no nipples - mammary tissue regresses during embryonic development