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mam'mary gland"




any of the compound accessory reproductive organs of female mammals that occur in pairs on the chest or ventral surface and contain milk-producing lobes with ducts that empty into an external nipple, becoming functional when young are born and secreting milk for the duration of suckling.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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