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Monday 23 November 2015

Adj. Mammary

WKP

Definition : The breast is one of two prominences located on the upper ventral region of the torso of primates. In females, it serves as the mammary gland / mammary glands, which produces and secretes milk to feed infants.

Components

- nipple
- areola
- mammary fatty tissue
- skin
- mammary gland / mammary glands

  • mammary lobules : terminal duct lobular unit / TDLU
  • lactiferous ducts

Pathology

- mammary pathology

Links

- http://www.breastpathology.info/

See also

- glands

- female genital system