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Mammary gland   Listen
mammary gland  n.  The milk-secreting organ of female mammals.
Synonyms: mamma.

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... canaliculi. The eosinophil cells are further polynuclear, exactly corresponding to those of the blood, and therefore to be regarded as immigrants. We may explain this condition according to modern views as follows. Under certain conditions the mammary gland is capable of an internal secretion, by means of which substances are produced that are specifically chemiotactic for the eosinophil cells. When the external secretion of milk is disturbed, the internal secretion ...
— Histology of the Blood - Normal and Pathological • Paul Ehrlich

Words linked to "Mammary gland" :   bag, titty, teat, tit, exocrine, breast, mamilla, dug, mamma, pap, bosom, nipple, udder, knocker, female mammal, exocrine gland

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