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Synonyms for mamilla

the small projection of a mammary gland

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The superior articular facets of the L2 vertebra were faced medially and exhibited prominent mamillary processes.
[11] HHs associated with epilepsy had more ventricular attachment and with connection to one or the two mamillary bodies.
Papez in 1937 described the set of connections in the limbic system that link the hippocampus, mamillary bodies, thalamus, cingulated, and parahippocampal gyrus [1].
Avian eggshell consists of the innermost bilayered membranes, a calcified layer composed of a mamillary and pallisade layer, and the outermost cuticle.
Each fascicle arises from a common tendon attached to the spinous process of individual lumbar vertebrae with fascicles attaching to the mamillary process of the inferior vertebrae, the iliac crest and the sacrum (Macintosh and Bogduk 1986).
(50) In a study of the brains of 49 patients who had died at least 4 days after an event of severe hypoxia, the findings demonstrated that the morphological changes in the mamillary bodies due to thiamine deficiency and those due to hypoxia-ischemia may be identical.
However, there was a redemonstration of increased T1 signal seen within the bilateral basal ganglia and relative diminutive appearance to the bilateral mamillary bodies, which suggests possible liver disease and/ or alcohol abuse.
In autopsy studies, the findings demonstrated that the morphological changes in the mamillary bodies due to thiamine deficiency and those due to hypoxia may be identical (28).
The segmental and independent origin of the L1 through L4 multifidi arise from the mamillary process of each respective superior articular process (SAP), whereas the deep fibers become contiguous with facet joint capsules [29,30].
Demyelination of the mamillary bodies in alcoholism.
Anatomical structures such as the choroid plexus, mamillary bodies, and the infundibular recess were identified prior to perforation of the floor of the third ventricle.
It extends from its rostral boundary, the lamina terminalis to the mamillary bodies.