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Medical Term:

lobes of mammary gland

Definition

the 15–20 separate portions of the mammary gland that radiate from the central area deep to the nipplelike wheel spokes and comprise the body of the mammary gland; each is drained by a single lactiferous duct.

Synonym(s): lobi glandulae mammariaeTA

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