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  • n. Plural form of mammary gland.


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  • [95] Quarterly Journal of Science, January, 1873, p. 116: “I can hardly believe that when a cat, lying on a shawl or other soft material, pats or pounds it with its feet, or sometimes sucks a piece of it, it is the persistence of the habit of pressing the mammary glands and sucking during kittenhood.”

    Alfred Russel Wallace Letters and Reminiscences

  • Kittens, puppies, young pigs and probably many other young animals, alternately push with their forefeet against the mammary glands of their mothers, to excite a freer secretion of milk, or to make it flow.

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