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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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