Projection of skin containing the outlets for 15-20 lactiferous ducts arranged cylindrically around the tip. [ ]

Synonyms: papilla mammae thele thelium papilla of breast

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Term information


uberon_slim, pheno_slim

depicted by

external ontology notes

FMA makes this part of the breast, whereas in MA it is part of the mammary gland -

has narrow synonym


papillary part of breast

has related synonym

papilla mammaria



taxon notes

a male mouse has no nipples - mammary tissue regresses during embryonic development