areola


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Synonyms for areola

small space in a tissue or body part such as the area between veins on a leaf or an insect's wing

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small circular area such as that around the human nipple or an inflamed area around a pimple or insect bite

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Depending on the intent of the exposure, women could face up to six months in prison for an errant areola, with "more mundane" exposure resulting in a 30-day sentence, an exemption has been given for breastfeeding.
They usually occur in a line below the existing nipple and are often not recognised because they are small and poorly formed, although some people can have a fully formed nipple and areola (the dark area which surrounds the nipple).
It can restore the areola of the breast for women who have had breast surgery and I have even used it to help `fill in' missing hair on a man who had undergone a hair transplant that left him with bare patches on the back of his head.
In stage 3, the contour of the areola is not separated from that of the breast.
DURING feeding the whole of the nipple and part of the areola around the nipple should be in the baby's mouth.
1-3) Clinically, MPD presents as an eczematous eruption on the nipple and/or areola, often accompanied by pain or pruritus.
Dose-related effects on male offspring included reduced anogenital distance, areola and nipple retention, undescended testes, and permanently incomplete preputial separation.
The areola is the dark area on the breast surrounding the nipple.
The skin-sparing procedure removes cancerous breast tissue through a small incision usually around the areola area of the nipple.
This research has helped our designers create an innovative, SoftFlex(TM) Easy Latch Nipple that has a breast-like shape, size, softness, movement and areola with soft nubs to massage baby's gums.
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola will spend a season with Bastia after penning a loan deal at the club.
Itching, redness, scaling, dimpling or puckering of your areola or nipple
Lots of chicas have hairs growing in their areola area, but no need to stress.
I didn't know what they were talking about and I heard, 'Full areola is out'," she said.
It has been legal for women to be topless in public since 1992, when a court ruled that a group of women should not have been arrested for showing "that portion of the breast which is below the top of the areola.