lactiferous ducts

ductus lactiferi.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Lactiferous duct — Cross section of the breast of a human female …   Wikipedia

  • lactiferous — lactiferousness, n. /lak tif euhr euhs/, adj. 1. producing or secreting milk: lactiferous glands. 2. conveying milk or a milky fluid: lactiferous ducts. [1665 75; < NL lactifer that bears milk (see LACTI , FER) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • lactiferous — Yielding milk. [lacti + L. fero, to bear] * * * lac·tif·er·ous lak tif (ə )rəs adj secreting or conveying milk * * * adj. transporting or secreting milk, as the lactiferous ducts of the breast. * * * lac·tif·er·ous (lak tifґər əs) [L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • lactiferous — adj. transporting or secreting milk, as the lactiferous ducts of the breast …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lactiferous duct — n any of the milk carrying ducts of the mammary gland that open on the nipple …   Medical dictionary

  • lactiferous duct — noun ducts of the mammary gland that carry milk to the nipple • Hypernyms: ↑duct, ↑epithelial duct, ↑canal, ↑channel • Part Holonyms: ↑breast, ↑bosom, ↑knocker, ↑boob, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Млечный (Lactiferous) — переносящий или секретирующий молоко (например, млечные протоки груди (lactiferous ducts)). Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • МЛЕЧНЫЙ — (lactiferous) переносящий или секретирующий молоко (например, млечные протоки груди (lactiferous ducts)) …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • duct — A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland or organ, capable of conducting fluid. SEE ALSO: canal. SYN: ductus [TA]. [L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead] aberrant ducts SYN: aberrant ductules, under ductule …   Medical dictionary

  • Mammary gland — in a human female Cross section of the breast of a human female …   Wikipedia

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