lactiferous ducts

Type:Term

Definitions
1. one of the ducts, numbering 15–20, which drain the lobes of the mammary gland; they open at the nipple.

Synonyms
ductus lactiferi , galactophore , galactophorous canals , galactophorous ducts , mamillary ducts , mammary ducts , milk ducts , tubuli galactophori , tubuli lactiferi

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